Wilshire Bancorp, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2013 Earnings Conference Call

LOS ANGELES, July 9, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wilshire Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:WIBC), will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss second quarter results on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at 11:00 A.M. PDT (2:00 P.M. EDT).

The financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2013 will be released after market close on July 22, 2013. The conference call will be hosted by J.W. Yoo, President and Chief Executive Officer and Alex Ko, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

This call is being webcast by NASDAQ OMX and can be accessed at Wilshire State Bank's Web site at www.wilshirebank.com. The webcast is also being distributed through third party distribution channels, including the StreetEvents Network operated by Thomson Reuters (Markets) LLC and its affiliates.

Institutional investors can also listen to the call by dialing toll-free 877-703-6109 (domestic) or 857-244-7308 (international) and providing passcode number 42187370.

The replay will be archived on our website for one year and a telephone replay will be available until July 30, 2013 by dialing 888-286-8010 (domestic) or 617-801-6888 (international) and entering passcode 56848219.

About Wilshire Bancorp, Inc.:

Headquartered in Los Angeles, Wilshire State Bank operates 25 branch offices in California, Texas, New Jersey and New York, and eight loan production offices in Dallas and Houston, TX, Atlanta, GA, Aurora, CO, Annandale, VA, Fort Lee, NJ, Newark, CA, and Bellevue, WA, and is an SBA preferred lender nationwide. Wilshire State Bank is a community bank with a focus on commercial real estate lending and general commercial banking, with its primary market encompassing the multi-ethnic populations of the Los Angeles Metropolitan area. Wilshire Bancorp's strategic goals include increasing shareholder and franchise value by continuing to grow its multi-ethnic banking business and expanding its geographic reach to other similar markets with strong levels of small business activity.

CONTACT: WILSHIRE BANCORP, INC. Alex Ko, EVP & CFO 213.427.6560 www.wilshirebank.comSource:Wilshire Bancorp, Inc.