BBCN Bancorp Provides Corrected Financial Tables for the 2013 First Quarter

BBCN Bancorp Provides Corrected Financial Tables for the 2013 First Quarter

LOS ANGELES, April 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BBCN Bancorp, Inc. (the
"Company") (Nasdaq:BBCN), announced today that the press release announcing
its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2013 included two
financial tables that had incorrect information. The corrected information is
provided in the tables below:

Non-Interest Income:                                                      
                            Three Months Ended
(In thousands)                                    %                %
                             3/31/2013 12/31/2012 change 3/31/2012 change
Service fees on deposit      $2,875  $2,916   (1)%   $3,160  (9)%
accounts
Net gains on sales of SBA    2,694     2,754      (2)%   2,963     (9)%
loans
Net gains on sale of other   43        6          —%     —         100%
loans
Net gains on sales of
securities                   54        —          —%     816       (93)%
available-for-sale
Net valuation gains (losses) —         11         (100)% 3         (100)%
on interest swaps and caps
Net gains (losses) on sales  2         (292)      (101)% 61        (97)%
of OREO
Other income and fees        4,272     4,464      (4)%   4,642     (8)%
Total non-interest income    $9,940  $9,859   1%     $11,645 (15)%

                                                         
Real Estate Loans by Property Type:                                      
                                          %                  %
                   3/31/2013   12/31/2012  change 3/31/2012   change
Retail buildings   $ 914,809   $ 868,567   5%     $ 785,264   16%
Hotels/motels      642,470     609,076     5%     436,628     47%
Gas stations/ car  483,151     428,997     13%    408,311     18%
washes
Mixed-use          303,286     294,421     3%     209,081     45%
facilities
Warehouses         356,724     340,433     5%     270,929     32%
Multifamily        147,383     142,610     3%     122,859     20%
Other              526,909     490,655     7%     443,517     19%
Total              $ 3,374,732 $ 3,174,759 6%     $ 2,676,589 26%

About BBCN Bancorp, Inc.

BBCN Bancorp, Inc. is the holding company of BBCN Bank, the largest
Korean-American bank in the nation with $5.8 billion in assets as of March 31,
2013. Headquartered in Los Angeles and serving a diverse mix of customers
mirroring its communities, BBCN operates 44 branches in California, New York,
New Jersey, Washington and Illinois, along with five loan production offices
in Seattle, Denver, Dallas, Atlanta and Northern California. BBCN specializes
in core business banking products for small and medium-sized businesses, with
an emphasis in commercial real estate and business lending, SBA lending and
international trade financing. BBCN Bank is a California-chartered bank and
its deposits are insured by the FDIC to the extent provided by law. BBCN is an
Equal Opportunity Lender.

CONTACT: Investors and Financial Media:
         Angie Yang
         SVP, Investor Relations
         213-251-2219
         angie.yang@BBCNbank.com
 
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