About Taylor Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: TAYC)Taylor Capital Group, Inc. is the holding company of Cole Taylor Bank (the "Bank"), a commercial bank headquartered in Chicago with assets of $5.1 billion as of September 30, 2012. The Bank specializes in serving the banking needs of closely-held businesses and the people who manage them. Through its national businesses, Cole Taylor Business Capital, Cole Taylor Mortgage and Cole Taylor Equipment Finance, the Bank also provides services related to asset based lending, residential mortgage lending and commercial equipment leasing through a growing network of offices throughout the United States. The Bank is a member of the FDIC and is an Equal Housing Lender. CAUTIONARY NOTE REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTSThis press release includes forward-looking statements that reflect our current expectations and projections about our future results, performance, prospects and opportunities. We have tried to identify these forward-looking statements by using words including "may," "might", "contemplate", "plan", "prudent", "potential", "should", "will," "expect," "anticipate," "believe," "intend," "could" and "estimate" and similar expressions. These forward-looking statements are based on information currently available to us and are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause our actual results, performance, prospects or opportunities in 2012 and beyond to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, these forward-looking statements. For further information about these and other risks, uncertainties and factors, please review the disclosure included in the section captioned "Risk Factors" in our December 31, 2011 Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC on March 9, 2012 as updated by our Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, Current Reports on Form 8-K and other filings we have made with the Securities and Exchange Commission. You should not place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements. We undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements or risk factors, whether as a result of new information, future events, changed circumstances or any other reason after the date of this press release. SOURCE Taylor Capital Group, Inc.