TowneBank Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend and Annual Shareholder Meeting Date

SUFFOLK, Va., Feb. 24, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hampton Roads based TowneBank (NASDAQ:TOWN) announced today that its Board of Directors on February 24, 2016 declared its first-quarter shareholder cash dividend of $0.12 per common share payable on April 12, 2016 to shareholders of record on March 30, 2016.

The amount and declaration of future cash dividends are subject to Board of Directors’ approval in addition to regulatory restrictions.

Annual Meeting of Shareholders:

TowneBank announced that its 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders would be held at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th Street in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

About TowneBank:
As one of the top community banks in Virginia and North Carolina, TowneBank operates 37 banking offices serving Chesapeake, Chesterfield County, Glen Allen, Hampton, James City County, Mechanicsville, Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Richmond, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, Williamsburg, and York County in Virginia, along with Moyock, Grandy, Camden County, Southern Shores, Corolla and Nags Head in North Carolina. Towne also offers a full range of financial services through its controlled divisions and subsidiaries that include Towne Investment Group, Towne Insurance Agency, TFA Benefits, TowneBank Mortgage, TowneBank Commercial Mortgage, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Towne Realty, Towne 1031 Exchange, LLC, and Beach Properties of Hilton Head. Local decision-making is a hallmark of its hometown banking strategy that is delivered through the leadership of each group’s President and Board of Directors. With total assets of $6.30 billion as of December 31, 2015, TowneBank is one of the largest banks headquartered in Virginia.

For more information contact: G. Robert Aston, Jr., Chairman and CEO, (757) 638-6780 Clyde E. McFarland, Jr., Senior Executive Vice President and CFO (757) 638-6801