If clients of TCB have any questions regarding their accounts involved in this transaction, they should visit www.tncommercebank.com or www.fdic.gov, or contact their customer service representatives at TCB.Republic Bancorp, Inc. (Republic) has 42 banking centers and is the parent company of Republic Bank & Trust Company and Republic Bank. Republic Bank & Trust Company has 34 banking centers in 12 Kentucky communities - Covington, Crestwood, Elizabethtown, Florence, Frankfort, Georgetown, Independence, Lexington, Louisville, Owensboro, Shelbyville and Shepherdsville and three banking centers in southern Indiana – Floyds Knobs, Jeffersonville and New Albany. Republic Bank has banking centers in Hudson, Palm Harbor, Port Richey and Temple Terrace, Florida as well as Cincinnati, Ohio. Republic operates Tax Refund Solutions, a nationwide tax refund loan and check provider. Republic offers internet banking at www.republicbank.com . Republic has $3.4 billion in assets and $1 billion in trust assets under custody and management. Republic is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky and Republic's Class A Common Stock is listed under the symbol “RBCAA” on the NASDAQ Global Select Market. We were here for you yesterday. We are here for you today. We will be here for you tomorrow. ® Forward-Looking Statements This release contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements include, but are not limited to, descriptions of the Company’s financial condition, results of operations and statements about the financial benefits and other effects of the acquisition of certain assets and assumption of certain liabilities of TCB from the FDIC. Forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of the words “expect,” “anticipate,” “believe,” “intend,” “could” and “should,” and other words of similar meaning. These forward-looking statements express management’s current expectations or forecasts of future events and, by their nature, are subject to risks and uncertainties and there are a number of factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in such statements. Factors that might cause such a difference include, but are not limited to: expected cost savings, expected earnings and book value effects, synergies and other financial benefits from the acquisition of TCB’s assets and liabilities might not be realized within the expected time frames and costs or difficulties relating to integration matters might be greater than expected; market, economic, operational, liquidity, credit and interest rate risks associated with TCB’s business, competition, government legislation and policies; ability of the Company to execute its business plan, including the integration of the acquired TCB assets and liabilities, and other matters discussed in this release and other factors set forth as “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2011 and other periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements are made only as of the date of this release, and the Company undertakes no obligation to release revisions to these forward-looking statements to reflect events or conditions after the date of this release.