We want to thank you for choosing ABC Bank for all your financial needs. It has been a privilege to serve you, and we have appreciated your business and loyalty. We are writing to let you know that ABC Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of Greater Chicago Financial Corp, has been acquired by Old Second Bancorp, Inc.

This is exciting news for several reasons. Old Second is founded on the values of local decision-making, outstanding customer service and community involvement. This means they are fully committed to the Chicagoland market. In addition, they will provide you with unparalleled customer service, along with a wide range of banking services tailored to your needs. As a member of the Old Second network, you will be part of a strong financial organization that has consistently helped individuals throughout the Chicago area for over 145 years. Old Second has over $2 billion in assets, plus 25 banking locations.

Even though the name is changing, the people you have come to know and rely upon will still be there to help you with all of your banking needs. As we begin transitioning our operations over to Old Second, we will need to make some updates to your current ABC Bank accounts. You will receive detailed information in the near future that will outline everything you need to know and do. As always, if you have questions or concerns, please feel free to stop by or call us at 773-854-2915.

Thank you again for being our customer and we are looking forward to serving your banking needs now and in the future.

Sincerely,

James Eccher
President and CEO
Old Second Bancorp

Sam Scott
Chairman
Greater Chicago Financial Corp.

Colette Loesher
President & CEO
ABC Bank