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Pacific Mercantile Bank Provides $3 Million in Financing to Vinculums

COSTA MESA, Calif., June 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pacific Mercantile Bank ("the Bank"), the wholly owned subsidiary of Pacific Mercantile Bancorp (NASDAQ:PMBC), today announced that it has extended a $3 million line of credit to Vinculums Services Inc. to help finance the company's operations. In addition to the line of credit, Vinculums will utilize Pacific Mercantile Bank's treasury management services and demand deposit products.

Headquartered in Irvine, Vinculums is a leading regional services provider for wireless operators, focusing predominantly on building new cell sites, as well as upgrading and maintaining existing cell sites across the Western United States. The company offers unmatched turnkey solutions, with an intimate knowledge of every facet of wireless networks and the telecom industry. This experience and perspective enable Vinculums to deliver strategic solutions that significantly reduce time to market and capital expenditures for its customers.

"The line of credit from Pacific Mercantile Bank will provide us more flexibility in managing our working capital," said Bart Van Aardenne, Chairman of Vinculums. "Pacific Mercantile Bank invested time and energy to understand our industry and business model and came up with a creative financing solution that will support our future growth."

"Vinculums has been a trusted advisor and partner to the wireless industry since 2000 and has built an impressive client roster consisting of the largest wireless carriers in the country," said Tom Vertin, President of Commercial Banking for Pacific Mercantile Bank. "We are excited to be a part of their growth and continued success."

About Pacific Mercantile Bank

Pacific Mercantile Bank opened for business March 1, 1999. The Bank, which is FDIC insured and a member of the Federal Reserve System, provides a wide range of commercial banking services to businesses, business owners and business professionals through its combination of traditional banking offices and comprehensive, sophisticated electronic banking services.

The Bank, headquartered in Orange County, operates a total of eight banking offices in Southern California, located in Orange, Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Bernardino counties. In addition, the Bank offers comprehensive online banking services accessible at www.pmbank.com. Pacific Mercantile Bancorp (NASDAQ:PMBC) is the parent holding company of Pacific Mercantile Bank.

Forward-Looking Information

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Source:Pacific Mercantile Bank