SCBT Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:SCBT) will announce fourth quarter financial results in a news release prior to the market opening on January 31, 2013 followed by a conference call at 11 a.m. Eastern Time where management will review earnings and performance trends. SCBT Financial Corporation plans to make the news release and related financial information available on the Investor Relations section of www.SCBTonline.com by 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time on January 31, 2013. Conference Call Information: Callers wishing to participate may call toll-free by dialing (866) 652-5200. The number for international participants is (412) 317-6060. The conference ID number is 10021959. To expedite access, please state your name and your company name when you reach an operator. Participants can also listen to the live audio webcast through the Investor Relations section of www.SCBTonline.com. A replay will be available from 2 p.m. Eastern Time on January 31 until 9 a.m. on February 15. To listen to the replay, dial (877) 344-7529 or (412) 317-0088. The passcode is 10021959. The event will also be archived and available beginning February 1 by midnight Eastern Time in the Investor Relations section of www.SCBTonline.com. About SCBT Financial Corporation SCBT Financial Corporation, Columbia, South Carolina, is a registered bank holding company incorporated under the laws of South Carolina. The Company consists of SCBT, the largest publicly traded bank holding company headquartered in South Carolina; NCBT, a division of SCBT, Community Bank & Trust, a division of SCBT; The Savannah Bank, a division of SCBT; and Bryan Bank & Trust, a division of SCBT. Providing financial services for over 78 years, SCBT operates 86 locations in 19 South Carolina counties, 10 North Georgia counties, 2 Coastal Georgia counties and Mecklenburg County in North Carolina. SCBT Financial Corporation has assets of approximately $5.2 billion and its stock is traded under the symbol SCBT on the NASDAQ Global Select Market. More information can be found at www.SCBTonline.com.