Home Financial Bancorp Extends Its Tender Offer for Holders of 1,000 or Fewer Shares

  Home Financial Bancorp Extends Its Tender Offer for Holders of 1,000 or
  Fewer Shares

Business Wire

SPENCER, Ind. -- November 02, 2012

Home Financial Bancorp (OTCQB: HWEN) today announced that the expiration date
of its tender offer for the purchase of all shares of its common stock held by
persons owning 1,000 or fewer shares as of the close on September 18, 2012,
has been extended to 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, on November 16, 2012. The offer
had been scheduled to expire at 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, on Friday, November
2, 2012. The Company will pay $5.00 for each share purchased in the tender
offer. The offer is not conditioned on the receipt of any minimum number of

In commenting on the results of the offer to date, Kurt D. Rosenberger, the
President of Home Financial Bancorp, stated: “We have received an excellent
response so far in connection with this tender offer and are encouraged that
we will accomplish our goals. Unfortunately, Hurricane Sandy interfered with
the final days of the original tender offer. For this reason, we have extended
the offer to allow eligible shareholders who want to participate the ability
to do so as we have received expressions of interest from eligible
shareholders who have not yet tendered their shares pursuant to this offer.”

Questions or requests for documents may be directed to Gary M. Monnett, Chief
Financial Officer, or Kurt D. Rosenberger, President of Home Financial
Bancorp, at (812) 829-2095, or Eagle Rock Proxy Advisors, the Information
Agent for the offer, by telephone at (855) 413-5856 (toll free) or via email
at infoagent@eaglerockproxy.com.

This press release is for informational purposes only and is not an offer to
buy or a solicitation of an offer to sell any shares of Home Financial
Bancorp’s common stock. The offer is being made solely by the Offer to
Purchase for Cash dated October 3, 2012, and the accompanying Letter of
Transmittal, which were previously mailed to eligible shareholders. Eligible
shareholders who would like to accept the offer must tender all shares that
they own. Partial tenders will not be accepted.

Home Financial Bancorp and Our Community Bank, an FDIC-insured Indiana stock
commercial bank, operate from headquarters in Spencer, Indiana, and a branch
office in Cloverdale, Indiana. Additional information concerning Home
Financial Bancorp and its subsidiaries is available at www.hfbancorp.com or


Home Financial Bancorp
Kurt D. Rosenberger, President
Phone: 812-829-2095
Fax: 812-829-3069
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