TREASURY ANNOUNCES AUCTIONS FOR STOCK AND DEBT OF 5 INSTITUTIONS

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Treasury Building *U.S. Treasury Department 
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*FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 6, 2013 
CONTACT: Treasury Public Affairs (202) 622-2960*  
*TREASURY DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES AUCTIONS FOR PREFERRED STOCK AND SUBORDINATED 
DEBT POSITIONS OF FIVE FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS *** 
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*WASHINGTON* -- The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced today that it is 
commencing auctions for all of its Troubled Asset Relief Program’s Capital 
Purchase Program preferred stock and subordinated debt positions (the “CPP 
Securities”) in the following five institutions: 
* Carolina Bank Holdings, Inc. (Greensboro, NC); 
  * FC Holdings, Inc. (Sugar Land, TX); 
  * First Trust Corporation (New Orleans, LA); 
  * National Bancshares, Inc. (Bettendorf, IA); and 
  * Ridgestone Financial Services, Inc. (Brookfield, WI).  
The offerings are expected to price through a modified Dutch auction. The 
auctions will commence at 9:00 a.m., New York City time, on February 6, 2013, 
and will close at 6:00 p.m., New York City time, on February 7, 2013 (the 
“submission deadline”). During the auction period, potential bidders for the 
CPP Securities will be able to place bids on the offered CPP Securities (in 
increments of whole shares or per $1,000 aggregate principal amount, as 
applicable) at any price per share or per $1,000 aggregate principal amount, as 
applicable, and in increments of $0.01 at or above the minimum prices set forth 
in the applicable bidder letter agreement provided to the potential bidders. 
Investors may bid on individual or multiple CPP Securities. 
The auction procedures are described in full in the applicable bidder letter 
agreement. The CPP Securities that will be sold in the auction have not been 
and will not be registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the 
“Act”), and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to, or for the 
benefit of, U.S. persons absent registration under, or an applicable exemption 
from, the registration requirements of the Act and applicable state securities 
law. The CPP Securities will be offered only to (1) domestic “qualified 
institutional buyers” as defined in Rule 144A under the Act, (2) certain 
domestic institutional “accredited investors” as defined in Rule 501(a) under 
the Act that have total assets of not less than $25,000,000 and (3) in certain 
cases, certain directors and executive officers of the respective issuers of 
the CPP Securities. This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or 
the solicitation of an offer to buy the CPP Securities, and shall not 
constitute an offer, solicitation or sale in any jurisdiction in which, or to 
any persons to whom, such offering, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.  
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