This excerpt taken from the ANNB 8-K filed Dec 19, 2008.
Annapolis Bancorp, Inc. Receives Approval for $8 Million From the U.S. Treasury Department Capital Purchase Program
ANNAPOLIS, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--December 19, 2008--Annapolis Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANNB), parent company of BankAnnapolis, today announced that it has received preliminary approval to participate in the U.S. Department of the Treasury (“Treasury Department”) Capital Purchase Program. As a participant in the Capital Purchase Program, Annapolis Bancorp plans to sell $8,152,000 in preferred stock, and a warrant to purchase shares of common stock, to the Treasury Department. The anticipated sale of the preferred stock and warrant is expected to close within 30 days and is subject to the execution of definitive agreements and standard closing conditions.
“We are pleased to have been selected to participate in the Treasury Department’s Capital Purchase Program,” said Richard M. Lerner, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Annapolis Bancorp. “We believe that this voluntary program provides a great opportunity for well-capitalized financial institutions, such as BankAnnapolis, to support the recovery of the U.S. economy and to help restore confidence in the U.S. banking system. The capital investment from the government will further strengthen our core capital reserves and facilitate additional lending opportunities in the communities we serve.”
Annapolis Bancorp, Inc. is the holding company for BankAnnapolis, which serves the banking needs of small businesses, professional concerns, and individuals through eight community banking offices located in Anne Arundel and Queen Anne’s Counties in Maryland. A new office in the Annapolis Towne Centre at Parole opened earlier this week. The Bank’s headquarters building and main branch are located at 1000 Bestgate Road, directly across from the Westfield Annapolis Mall.
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