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Welcome To Our New Sunwest Bank Customers, The Former Customers Of MetroPacific Bank

Sunwest Bank is pleased to announce that its bid to acquire MetroPacific Bank in Irvine, California was accepted by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). The California Department of Financial Institutions appointed the FDIC as Receiver of MetroPacific on Friday, June 26, 2009. The FDIC subsequently entered into an agreement with Sunwest Bank, under which Sunwest Bank assumed all of MetroPacific deposits. The former MetroPacific will reopen Monday, June 29th as part of Sunwest Bank. Existing MetroPacific customers will be able to conduct business as usual, as their money will be available through checks, ATM and debit cards. Loan customers should continue to make their payments as usual.

Customers are invited to meet our executives during the week of June 29th at the former MetroPacific Bank branch located at 18831 Von Karman Avenue, Irvine, CA.

If you have questions about your accounts, please contact Sunwest Bank Executive Vice President, Chris Walsh, at (714) 730-4454.