Carolina Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: CARO) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, Jan. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Carolina Financial Corporation (Nasdaq:CARO), the holding company of CresCom Bank, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Jerry Rexroad, Chief Executive Officer will ring the Closing Bell.

Where:

Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Monday, January 12, 2015 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Carolina Financial Corporation Media Contact:
Kimberly McCollum
(843) 425-7901
kmccollum@thebrandonagency.com

Nasdaq MarketSite:
Christine Barna
(646) 441-5310
Christine.Barna@nasdaq.com

Feed Information:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
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Webcast:

A webcast of the Nasdaq Closing Bell will be available at: https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.

Photos:

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About Carolina Financial Corporation (Nasdaq:CARO):

Carolina Financial Corporation (Nasdaq:CARO) is the holding company of CresCom Bank, which also owns and operates Atlanta-based Crescent Mortgage Company. As of December 31, 2014, Carolina Financial Corporation had approximately $1.2 billion in total assets and Crescent Mortgage Company originated loans in 45 states, and partnered with approximately 2,000 community banks, credit unions and mortgage brokers. In 2014, Carolina Financial was added to the Nasdaq Community Bank Index (ABAQ) by the American Banker’s Association. It also ranked #6 on American Banker’s 2014 list of “Top 200 Community Banks and Thrifts as Ranked by Three-Year Average ROE.” During 2014, CresCom Bank completed two acquisitions and grew from 11 to 26 branch locations, in addition to adding loan production offices in Greenville, S.C., and Wilmington, N.C. To learn more about CresCom Bank, visit www.haveanicebank.com or call 1-855-CRESCOM.

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