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Bank of Hope, History

The following are major historical events for Bank of Hope, including mergers and acquisitions.

1986-03-18Institution established: Original name:California Central Bank
1993-05-07Acquired Wilshire Center Bank, National Association (24653) in LOS ANGELES, CA
2001-11-21Changed institution class to INSURED COMMERCIAL BANKS, STATE, NOT MEMBERS OF THE FRS
2001-11-21Changed primary regulatory agency from FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD to FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION
2002-12-16Changed name to Center Bank
2004-04-23Acquired Korea Exchange Bank (33667) in CHICAGO, IL
2010-04-16Acquired Innovative Bank (23876) in OAKLAND, CA as part of a government assisted transaction.
2011-12-01Acquired Nara Bank (27530) in LOS ANGELES, CA
2011-12-01Changed name to BBCN Bank
2013-02-21Acquired Pacific International Bank (57246) in SEATTLE, WA
2013-08-13Acquired The Foster Bank (27447) in CHICAGO, IL
2016-07-29Changed name to Bank of Hope
2016-07-29Acquired Wilshire Bank (23301) in LOS ANGELES, CA