BBCN Bancorp to Announce Fourth Quarter 2013 Financial Results on Monday, January 27, 2014

BBCN Bancorp to Announce Fourth Quarter 2013 Financial Results on Monday,
January 27, 2014

Conference Call and Webcast to be Held on Tuesday, January 28, 2014

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BBCN Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:BBCN)
today announced that the company will issue its financial results for the 2013
fourth quarter after the market closes on Monday, January 27, 2014.

A conference call to discuss 2013 fourth quarter financial results will be
held on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 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 877-474-9506 (domestic) or 857-244-7559 (international), passcode
67400854 or "BBCN Bancorp."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
February 4, 2014, passcode 28254331.

About BBCN Bancorp, Inc.

BBCN Bancorp, Inc. is the holding company of BBCN Bank, the largest
Korean-American bank in the nation with $6.3 billion in assets as of September
30, 2013. Headquartered in Los Angeles and serving a diverse mix of customers
mirroring its communities, BBCN operates 49 branches in California, New York,
New Jersey, Illinois, Washington and Virginia, along with six loan production
offices in Seattle, Denver, Dallas, Atlanta, Northern California and
Annandale, Virginia. 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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