MB Financial, Inc., (Nasdaq: MBFI) will pay a cash dividend, distributing $0.01 per share to shareholders of record as of May 15, to be paid on May 31, 2012. The MB Financial Board of Directors approved the payment at its recent meeting. MBFI is the $9.7 billion holding company for MB Financial Bank, N.A. MB Financial Bank is a locally operated financial institution that has been delivering competitive, personalized service for 100 years to businesses and individuals who live and work in the Chicago metropolitan area. This news release may contain forward-looking statements that involve risk and uncertainties, with respect to the results of operations and other uncertainties that may not be known or anticipated by the Company. While management of the Company uses its best efforts to be accurate in making forward-looking statements, any such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause the Company’s actual results to vary materially from the future results indicated in such forward-looking statements.