Wilshire Bancorp, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2013 Earnings Conference Call

Wilshire Bancorp, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2013 Earnings Conference Call

LOS ANGELES, July 9, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wilshire Bancorp, Inc.
(Nasdaq:WIBC), will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss second
quarter results on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at 11:00 A.M. PDT (2:00 P.M. EDT).

The financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2013 will be
released after market close on July 22, 2013. The conference call will be
hosted by J.W. Yoo, President and Chief Executive Officer and Alex Ko,
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

This call is being webcast by NASDAQ OMX and can be accessed at Wilshire State
Bank's Web site at www.wilshirebank.com. The webcast is also being distributed
through third party distribution channels, including the StreetEvents Network
operated by Thomson Reuters (Markets) LLC and its affiliates.

Institutional investors can also listen to the call by dialing toll-free
877-703-6109 (domestic) or 857-244-7308 (international) and providing passcode
number 42187370.

The replay will be archived on our website for one year and a telephone replay
will be available until July 30, 2013 by dialing 888-286-8010 (domestic) or
617-801-6888 (international) and entering passcode 56848219.

About Wilshire Bancorp, Inc.:

Headquartered in Los Angeles, Wilshire State Bank operates 25 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.Wilshire Bancorp'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.

CONTACT: WILSHIRE BANCORP, INC.
         Alex Ko, EVP & CFO
         213.427.6560
         www.wilshirebank.com