Wintrust Financial Corporation to Present at RBC Capital Markets Financial Institutions Conference on September 17, 2013

ROSEMONT, Ill., Sept. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wintrust Financial Corporation ("Wintrust") (Nasdaq:WTFC) will present at the RBC Capital Markets Financial Institutions Conference to be held in Boston on September 17-18, 2013. Wintrust management will participate in a regional bank panel discussion that is scheduled to begin at approximately 4:30 PM, Eastern Time, on September 17, 2013.

This event will be available via an audio webcast and may be accessed at http://www.veracast.com/webcasts/rbc/financial2013/83111112053.cfm or at Wintrust's website at www.wintrust.com, Investor Relations, Investor News and Events, Presentations & Conference Calls. Listeners should go to the website at least fifteen minutes before the presentation to download and install any necessary audio software. For those unable to attend the live broadcast, a replay will be available for ninety days after the conference. There is no charge to access the event.

Wintrust is a financial holding company with assets of approximately $18 billion whose common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market. Built on the "HAVE IT ALL" model, Wintrust offers sophisticated technology and resources of a large bank while focusing on providing service-based community banking to each and every customer. Wintrust operates fifteen community bank subsidiaries, with over 115 banking locations located in the greater Chicago and Milwaukee market areas. Additionally, the Company operates various non-bank subsidiaries including one of the largest commercial insurance premium finance operations in the United States and Canada, a company providing short-term accounts receivable financing and value-added out-sourced administrative services to the temporary staffing services industry, companies engaging primarily in the origination and purchase of residential mortgages for sale into the secondary market throughout the United States, and companies providing wealth management services.

CONTACT: Edward J. Wehmer, President & Chief Executive Officer David A. Dykstra, Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer (847) 939-9000 Website address: www.wintrust.comSource:Wintrust Financial Corporation