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Royal Financial, Inc. Completes Integration of PNA Bank

CHICAGO, March 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Royal Financial, Inc. (the “Company”) (OTCQX:RYFL), the bank holding company for Royal Savings Bank (the “Bank”), announces that the Bank has completed the integration of PNA Bank into Royal Savings Bank as of month end February, 2016. The Company merged PNA Bank on September 30, 2015.

“We are pleased to have completed the integration successfully and on an expedited, five-month schedule,” stated Leonard Szwajkowski, President and CEO. “Attainment of this final milestone enables us to offer the full array of our products and services to all customers of the former PNA Bank. It also enables us to realize fully the cost savings we expected to achieve from the integration and thereby enhance shareholder value.”

About Royal Financial, Inc.

Royal Savings Bank is a federally-insured financial institution that offers a range of checking and savings products and a full line of home and commercial lending solutions. Royal Savings Bank has been operating continuously since 1887, and currently has four branches in Chicagoland and lending centers in Homewood and St. Charles, Illinois. Visit Royal Financial, Inc. and Royal Savings Bank at: www.royalbankweb.com.

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Contact: Mr. Leonard Szwajkowski President and CEO Royal Financial, Inc. Telephone: (773) 382-2111 E-mail: lszwajkowski@royal-bank.us

Source:Royal Financial, Inc.