Cathay General Bancorp
Cathay General Bancorp is the holding company of Cathay Bank (the Bank); ten limited partnerships investing in affordable housing investments; and GBC Venture Capital, Inc. The Company also owns common stock of five statutory business trusts created for the purpose of issuing capital securities. The Bank provides commercial mortgage loans, commercial loans, the United States Small Business Administration (SBA) loans, residential mortgage loans, real estate construction loans, home equity lines of credit, and installment loans to individuals for automobile, household, and other consumer expenditures. Its investment portfolio includes the United States Government securities, mortgage-backed securities, collateralized mortgage obligations, corporate debt instruments, and mutual funds. The Bank operates branches and/or loan production offices in California, New York, Washington, Illinois, Texas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, and New Jersey.