Taylor Capital Group, Inc. Announces the Repurchase and Redemption of a Portion of its Series B Preferred Stock

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CHICAGO, Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Taylor Capital Group, Inc. (the "Company") (TAYC), the parent company of Cole Taylor Bank (the "Bank"), agreed to repurchase 11,000 shares of its outstanding Fixed Rate Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series B (the "Series B Preferred Stock"), in two privately negotiated transactions for an aggregate price of $11.0 million, the face liquidation amount of the shares, plus approximately $116,000 of accrued but unpaid dividends at a current annual rate of 5.0%.  These repurchases are expected to settle on November 1, 2013, and will be funded using available cash on hand at the Company. 

In addition, the Company announced it has issued a notice to redeem 47,650 shares of Series B Preferred Stock for an aggregate price of $47.7 million, the face liquidation amount of the shares, plus approximately $708,000 of accrued but unpaid dividends.  The shares will be redeemed pro rata from current holders, through The Depository Trust Company as securities depository for the Series B Preferred Stock.  The redemption date will be December 2, 2013, and the transaction will be funded using available cash on hand at the Company. 

Following completion of both the privately negotiated repurchase and the redemption, 19,973 shares of the Series B Preferred Stock will remain outstanding, representing a remaining liquidation amount of approximately $20.0 million.  This announcement, as well as additional information (including the Company's Notice of Redemption with respect to the redemption of the Series B Preferred Stock), can be found on Taylor Capital Group's website: www.taylorcapitalgroup.com.

About Taylor Capital Group, Inc. (TAYC)

Taylor Capital Group, Inc. is the holding company of Cole Taylor Bank, a commercial bank headquartered in Chicago with assets of $6.0 billion as of September 30, 2013. For more than 80 years, Cole Taylor Bank has been successfully meeting the banking needs of closely-held companies and the people who own and manage them by focusing on a relationship-based approach to business. Through its national businesses, Cole Taylor provides a full range of financial services, including asset based lending, commercial equipment financing, and residential mortgage lending.

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