East West Bancorp is a publicly owned company with $33.0 billion in assets and is traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol “EWBC”. The Company’s wholly owned subsidiary, East West Bank, is one of the largest independent banks headquartered in California. East West is a premier bank focused exclusively on the United States and Greater China markets and operates over 130 locations on both sides of the Pacific, including in the United States markets of California, Georgia, Nevada, New York, Massachusetts, Texas and Washington. In Greater China, East West’s presence includes full service branches in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Shantou and Shenzhen, and representative offices in Beijing, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Taipei and Xiamen. East West Bank is one of the 25 largest public banks in the United States ranked by market capitalization. It was named in the top 15 of the “100 Best Banks in America” by Forbes for six consecutive years from 2010 to 2015. As the premier ‘financial bridge’ between East and West, East West Bank is one of only a few U.S.-based banks with a full service banking license in China, offering unparalleled infrastructure and expertise to satisfy business and banking needs between the U.S. and Greater China.