Contact Information:WILSHIRE BANCORP, INC. Alex Ko, EVP & CFO213.427.6560www.wilshirebank.com
LOS ANGELES, March 31, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wilshire Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:WIBC), will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss first quarter results on Tuesday, April 19, 2016, at 11:00 A.M. PDT (2:00 P.M. EDT). The financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2016 will be released after market close on April 18, 2016. The conference call will be hosted by J.W. Yoo, President and Chief Executive Officer and Alex Ko, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. This call is being webcast by NASDAQ OMX and can be accessed at Wilshire Bank's Web site at www.wilshirebank.com. The webcast is also being distributed through third party distribution channels, including the StreetEvents Network operated by Thomson Reuters (Markets) LLC and its affiliates. Institutional investors can also listen to the call by dialing toll-free 888-298-2143 (domestic) or 503-406-4050 (international) and providing passcode number 83078775. The replay will be archived on our website for one year and a telephone replay will be available until April 26, 2016 by dialing 855-859-2056 (domestic) or 404-537-3406 (international) and entering passcode 83078775. ABOUT WILSHIRE BANCORP Headquartered in Los Angeles, Wilshire Bancorp is the parent company of Wilshire Bank, which operates 35 branch offices in California, Texas, Alabama, Georgia, New Jersey, and New York. Wilshire Bancorp also operates five loan production offices of which three are utilized primarily for the origination of loans under the Small Business Administration lending program located in Colorado, Georgia, and Washington, and two that are utilized primarily for the origination of residential mortgage loans located in California. Wilshire Bank is a community bank focusing on general commercial banking and commercial real estate lending within its primary markets encompassing the multi-ethnic populations of Los Angeles, New York, New Jersey, and Texas. For more information, please go to www.wilshirebank.com. FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS Statements concerning future performance, events, or any other guidance on future periods constitute forward-looking statements that are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that might cause actual results to differ materially from stated expectations. Undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking statements, as they are subject to risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to the risk factors set forth in our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and our other reports filed with or furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission. Specific factors that could cause future results to differ materially from historical performance and these forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to: (1) loan production and sales, (2) credit quality, (3) the ability to expand net interest margin, (4) the ability to continue to attract low-cost deposits, (5) success of expansion efforts, (6) competition in the marketplace, (7) political developments, war or other hostilities, (8) changes in the interest rate environment, (9) the ability of our borrowers to repay their loans, (10) the ability to maintain capital requirements and adequate sources of liquidity, (11) effects of or changes in accounting policies, (12) legislative or regulatory changes or actions, (13) the ability to attract and retain key personnel, (14) the ability to receive dividends from our subsidiaries, (15) the ability to secure confidential information through the use of computer systems and telecommunications networks, (16) weakening in the economy, specifically the real estate market, either nationally or in the states in which we do business, (17) the integration of our acquired businesses, and (18) general economic conditions. The information in this press release speaks only as of the date of this release and Wilshire Bancorp specifically disclaims any duty to update the information in this press release, expect as required by applicable law. Additional information on these and other factors that could affect financial results are included in filings by Wilshire Bancorp with the Securities and Exchange Commission.