Glendale, CA–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–4 de diciembre de 2006–Americas United Bank (AUB), the first Hispanic-owned and managed bank to open its doors in California in over thirty years, celebrated its grand opening with a cocktail reception and open house to thank over 350 guests, including shareholders for raising $28.7 million in capital, primarily from the local Hispanic community.
At the reception, the bank thanked the founding shareholders and board members for their support and for making the evening possible. As part of AUB’s commitment to the local community, the grand opening celebration also served to announce the bank’s title sponsorship support of Media City Ballet’s production of “The Nutcracker,” performed at the historic Alex Theatre in Glendale. The production is expected to draw over 4,000 residents from Glendale and the surrounding area the weekend of December 8, 2006.
“I am proud to say that we oversubscribed our stock offering, and that we achieved our goal of being primarily owned by the local Hispanic business and professional communities,” stated AUB President and CEO Gil Dalmau. “The collective banking and finance experience of our board, management and staff, combined with the strong support of a diversified and highly successful shareholder base, creates a powerful combination that successfully launches AUB to a very bright future.” added Dalmau.
The evening celebration hosted Los Angeles-based business owners, professionals and entrepreneurs, as well as government officials and community leader’s, including Dave Weaver, Mayor of Glendale. Those in attendance received a tour of the bank’s branch and corporate office.
“Our branch office is representative of the commitment the bank has towards the broader multi-ethnic small and medium-sized businesses,” said AUB Chairman of the Board Manuel Remon. “AUB is not just an office, but a resource for business professionals. Each AUB employee is a banking expert trained to provide the best solutions and tools for the growth of our clients.”
AUB is a full-service commercial bank that provides business and personal banking, products and services, including business & real estate loans, SBA loans, lines of credit, corporate credit & debit cards, international trade solutions, and more.
AUB’s centrally located corporate headquarters and main office are located at 801 N. Brand Blvd., Suite 1150, Glendale, California. Business owners, entrepreneurs and professionals interested in learning more about AUB, can schedule an appointment with an AUB banker by calling (818) 637-7000.
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