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Popular Community Bank Launches Business Mobile Banking App

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Latest Advance to Mobile Banking Platform Features Multi-User Functionality for Growing, Entrepreneurial Businesses</i> </p>

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Popular Community Bank Launches Business Mobile Banking App09:00 EDT Tuesday, August 21, 2012 ROSEMONT, Ill. (Business Wire) -- Popular Community Bank, one of the nation's premier community banks and a subsidiary of Popular, Inc., announced the launch of the Popular Community Bank Business Mobile application for iPhone® and Android™ devices. This latest advance to the bank's Mobile Banking Platform has special features for small and mid-size business owners and their staff to manage finances from virtually anywhere. Business customers of Popular Community Bank can now: Check account balances; find branches and ATM locations with GPS search. Search recent account activity by transaction date, amount or check number. Pay vendors and other established payees on the go via their iPhone® or Android™. Transfer funds from one Popular Community Bank account to another in real time. Delegate account access, while keeping full control. The company accountant or bookkeeper can benefit from a single, common source for mobile banking. “Popular Community Bank is committed to supporting small businesses and entrepreneurship,” said Michael McCracken, Illinois Region Executive. “We are dedicated to bringing small business owners the kind of mobile technology they expect from larger banks, and we'll continue to innovate to develop products and services that support growing business enterprises.” Popular Community Bank's Mobile Banking Platform launched in November 2010. The last update to the Platform was mobile check deposit for consumer accounts. An app for mobile check deposit for business accounts is in development. Business customers can find out more about the mobile application by calling their business banker (locate a branch at popular.locatorsearch.com), accessing m.mypopularbanking.com/business, or asking about Popular Community Bank's Cash Management Services. The apps are also available for download in the Apple App Store and Android Market. As a community bank with deep institutional resources, Popular Community Bank provides a full suite of cash management tools for small to mid-size business owners. Popular Community Bank also offers access to more than 35,000 surcharge-free ATMs across the U.S., up to $125 cash bonus when opening an account, a free scanner for new Remote Deposit clients, and three Business Online Banking bundles for small businesses with different levels of cash management requirements, including advanced online tools such as wire transfers and Automated Clearing House (ACH) options. About Popular, Inc. Founded in 1893, Popular, Inc. is the leading banking institution by both assets and deposits in Puerto Rico, and the 37th largest in the U.S. by deposits. In the United States, Popular has established a community-banking franchise providing a broad range of financial services and products with 93 branches in New York, New Jersey, Illinois, Florida and California. Services of Popular are available at branches and online at mypopularbanking.com. For customers seeking more information, call 1-800-377-0800 or email popularnet@bpop.com. Find out about the community service of Popular Community Bank on Facebook at facebook.com/PopularCommunityBank. iPhone® is a registered trademark of Apple Inc. Android™ is a trademark of Google Inc. Use of this trademark is subject to Google permission. The trademarks, service marks and company names used above are the property of their respective owners. Popular Community Bank is the assumed business name of Banco Popular North America, Member FDIC. Popular, Inc.Fran Del Valle, 212-717-5499 or 917-922-5653frances.delvalle@influencecentral.com