Wintrust Financial Corporation to Present at RBC Capital Markets Financial Institutions Conference on September 17, 2013

Wintrust Financial Corporation to Present at RBC Capital Markets Financial
Institutions Conference on September 17, 2013

ROSEMONT, Ill., Sept. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wintrust Financial
Corporation ("Wintrust") (Nasdaq:WTFC) will present at the RBC Capital Markets
Financial Institutions Conference to be held in Boston on September 17-18,
2013. Wintrust management will participate in a regional bank panel discussion
that is scheduled to begin at approximately 4:30 PM, Eastern Time, on
September 17, 2013.

This event will be available via an audio webcast and may be accessed at
http://www.veracast.com/webcasts/rbc/financial2013/83111112053.cfm or at
Wintrust's website at www.wintrust.com, Investor Relations, Investor News and
Events, Presentations & Conference Calls.Listeners should go to the website
at least fifteen minutes before the presentation to download and install any
necessary audio software. For those unable to attend the live broadcast, a
replay will be available for ninety days after the conference. There is no
charge to access the event.

Wintrust is a financial holding company with assets of approximately $18
billion whose common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market. Built
on the "HAVE IT ALL" model, Wintrust offers sophisticated technology and
resources of a large bank while focusing on providing service-based community
banking to each and every customer. Wintrust operates fifteen community bank
subsidiaries, with over 115 banking locations located in the greater Chicago
and Milwaukee market areas. Additionally, the Company operates various
non-bank subsidiaries including one of the largest commercial insurance
premium finance operations in the United States and Canada, a company
providing short-term accounts receivable financing and value-added out-sourced
administrative services to the temporary staffing services industry, companies
engaging primarily in the origination and purchase of residential mortgages
for sale into the secondary market throughout the United States, and companies
providing wealth management services.

CONTACT: Edward J. Wehmer, President & Chief Executive Officer
         David A. Dykstra, Senior Executive Vice President &
         Chief Operating Officer
         (847) 939-9000
         Website address:  www.wintrust.com
 
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