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Wilshire Bancorp to Participate in the Sandler O'Neill 2013 West Coast Financial Services Conference

Wilshire Bancorp to Participate in the Sandler O'Neill 2013 West Coast
Financial Services Conference

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 28, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wilshire Bancorp, Inc.
(Nasdaq:WIBC), the holding company for Wilshire State Bank, today announced
that members of the Company's senior management team will be participating in
the Sandler O'Neill 2013 West Coast Financial Services Conference on March 5,
2013 in Marina del Rey, CA. Jae Whan (J.W.) Yoo, President and Chief Executive
Officer, Alex Ko, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and
Jack Choi, Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer, will represent
Wilshire Bancorp at the conference and meet with institutional investors.

COMPANY INFORMATION

Headquartered in Los Angeles, Wilshire State Bank operates 24 branch offices
in California, Texas, New Jersey and New York, and eight loan production
offices in Dallas and Houston, TX, Atlanta, GA, Aurora, CO, Annandale, VA,
Fort Lee, NJ, Newark, CA, and Bellevue, WA, and is an SBA preferred lender
nationwide. Wilshire State Bank is a community bank with a focus on commercial
real estate lending and general commercial banking, with its primary market
encompassing the multi-ethnic populations of the Los Angeles Metropolitan
area. The Company's strategic goals include increasing shareholder and
franchise value by continuing to grow its multi-ethnic banking business and
expanding its geographic reach to other similar markets with strong levels of
small business activity. Visit us at www.wilshirebank.com.

CONTACT: WILSHIRE BANCORP, INC.
         Alex Ko, EVP & CFO, (213) 427-6560
         www.wilshirebank.com
 
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