BBCN Bancorp to Announce Second Quarter 2013 Financial Results on Monday, July 22, 2013

BBCN Bancorp to Announce Second Quarter 2013 Financial Results on Monday, July
22, 2013

Conference Call and Webcast to Be Held on Tuesday, July 23, 2013

LOS ANGELES, July 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BBCN Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:BBCN)
today announced that the company will issue its financial results for the 2013
second quarter after the market closes on Monday, July 22, 2013.

A conference call to discuss 2013 second quarter financial results will be
held on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. Pacific Time / 12:30 p.m. Eastern
Time. Investors and analysts are invited to access the conference call by
dialing 800-299-9630 (domestic) or 617-786-2904 (international), passcode
57949239. There will also be a live webcast of the call available at the
Investor Relations section of BBCN Bancorp's website at www.BBCNbank.com.

After the live webcast, a replay will remain available in the Investor
Relations section of BBCN Bancorp's website.A replay of the call will be
available at 888-286-8010 (domestic) or 617-801-6888 (international) through
July 30, 2013, passcode 70185604.

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 45 branches in California, New York,
New Jersey, Washington and Illinois, along with six loan production offices in
Seattle, Denver, Dallas, Atlanta, Northern California and Annandale. 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: Angie Yang
         SVP, Investor Relations
         213-251-2219
         angie.yang@BBCNbank.com

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