DIVIDEND REINVESTMENT AND STOCK PURCHASE PLAN
(AS AMENDED AND RESTATED)
Cathay General Bancorp (“Bancorp”) provides owners of Bancorp common stock, $.01 par value (“Common Stock”), with a convenient and economical way to reinvest cash dividends in, and to make optional cash purchases of, additional shares of Common Stock without payment of any brokerage commission or service charge.
The original Dividend Reinvestment Plan was adopted in 1990. The Board of Directors of Bancorp approved the amendment and restatement of the Plan on July 16, 2015 to become effective on August 31, 2015. See Notice to Participants below for a summary of changes made to the Plan and a copy of the Plan Prospectus and Enrollment Form, which becomes effective August 31, 2015.
Notice to Participants, dated July 29, 2015
For further information about the Plan, please contact the Plan administrator at:
American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC
P.O. Box 922, Wall Street Station
New York, New York 10269-0560
Tel: (888) 666-0145