LOS ANGELES, Nov. 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hope Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOPE) today announced that the Company will be meeting with institutional investors at the Sandler O'Neill 2016 SoCal Bank Tour on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 in Los Angeles. A copy of the investor presentation being used at the meetings will be available in the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at www.ir-hopebancorp.com beginning on the date of the event. About Hope Bancorp, Inc. Hope Bancorp, Inc. is the holding company of Bank of Hope, the first and only super regional Korean-American bank in the United States with $13.5 billion in total assets as of September 30, 2016. Formed through the merger of BBCN Bank and Wilshire Bank, the top two commercial lenders in the market, Bank of Hope is headquartered in Los Angeles and serves a multi-ethnic population of customers across the nation. Bank of Hope operates 85 full-service branches in California, Washington, Texas, Illinois, New York, New Jersey, Virginia, Georgia and Alabama. The Bank also operates SBA loan production offices in Seattle, Denver, Dallas, Atlanta, and Portland, Oregon; a commercial loan production office in Fremont, California; residential mortgage loan production offices in California; and a representative office in Seoul, Korea. Bank of Hope specializes in core business banking products for small and medium-sized businesses, with an emphasis in commercial real estate and commercial lending, SBA lending and international trade financing. Bank of Hope is a California-chartered bank, and its deposits are insured by the FDIC to the extent provided by law. Bank of Hope is an Equal Opportunity Lender. For additional information, please go to bankofhope.com.