Former Attorney General of Louisiana Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq. and the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”) announce that KSF has commenced an investigation into the Board of Directors of Taylor Capital Group, Inc. (“Taylor” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ GS: TAYC) in connection with their conduct related to the sale of the Company to MB Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ GS: MBFI). Under the terms of the proposed transaction, shareholders of Taylor will receive 0.64318 shares of MB Financial, Inc. common stock and $4.08 in cash for each share of Taylor common stock that they own, representing an implied price per share of Taylor common stock of approximately $22.00. KSF’s investigation is focusing on whether Taylor and/or its officers and directors secured sufficient value for the shareholders of the Company, violated their fiduciary duties, and/or violated state or federal securities laws. If you have information that would assist KSF in its investigation, or would like to discuss your legal rights, you may, without obligation or cost to you, e-mail or call KSF Managing Partner Lewis S. Kahn ( email@example.com) or attorney Michael Palestina ( firstname.lastname@example.org) toll free at 855-768-1857 or via cell phone any time at 504-236-7315. About Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC KSF, whose partners include the Former Louisiana Attorney General Charles C. Foti, Jr., is a law firm focused on transactional litigation, as well as securities class action and shareholder derivative litigation. With offices in New York and Louisiana, KSF’s lawyers have significant experience litigating complex securities class actions nationwide on behalf of both institutional and individual shareholders. To learn more about KSF, you may visit www.ksfcounsel.com.