Oregon Bancorp Announces Special Dividend

SALEM, Ore.--()--Oregon Bancorp, Inc. (OTCBB:ORBN) (the “Company”), parent company of Willamette Valley Bank, announced today that its Board of Directors declared a special cash dividend of $1.20 per share payable on March 15, 2018, to shareholders of record as of March 1, 2018.

“Our continuing financial success in 2017 has enabled us to reward our loyal shareholders with a portion of our earnings,” said Neil Grossnicklaus, President and CEO. “Our balance sheet is well positioned to sustain future asset growth and allow us to take advantages of opportunities as they arise.”

ABOUT OREGON BANCORP, INC.

Oregon Bancorp, Inc. is the parent company of Willamette Valley Bank, a community bank headquartered in Salem, Oregon. The Bank operates full-service branches in Salem, Keizer, Silverton, and Albany, Oregon. The Bank also operates Home Loan Centers in Bend, Eugene, Grants Pass, Medford, Portland, Tualatin, and West Linn, Oregon; Spokane, Newport, and Vancouver, Washington; and Coeur d’Alene and Meridian, Idaho. For more information about Oregon Bancorp, Inc. or its subsidiary, Willamette Valley Bank, please call (503)485-2221 or visit our website at www.willamettevalleybank.com.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

Certain statements in this release may constitute forward-looking statements within the definition of the “safe-harbor” provisions of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These forward-looking statements are subject to significant uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ materially from those set forth in such statements. Forward-looking statements are those that incorporate management’s current expectations and plans based on information currently known to them. These statements can sometimes be identified by words such as “believe,” “estimate,” “anticipate,” “expect,” “intend,” “will,” “may,” “should,” or other similar phrases or words. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. In particular, they should not be construed as assurances of a given level of performance or as promises of a given set of management’s actions. Some of the factors that could cause management to deviate from its current plans, or could cause the Company’s results to differ from current expectations, include the effect of localized or regional economic shifts that may affect the collectability of loans or the value of the collateral underlying those loans; the effects of laws, regulations, policies and government actions upon the Company’s assets and operations; sensitivity to the Northwestern Oregon geographic markets and events affecting those markets; and the impacts of new government initiatives upon us and our borrowers. The Company does not intend to publicly release any revisions to these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this release or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

Contacts

Oregon Bancorp, Inc.
Neil Grossnicklaus, 503-485-2222
President and Chief Executive Officer
neil@wvbk.com

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Oregon Bancorp Announces Special Dividend

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Contacts

Oregon Bancorp, Inc.
Neil Grossnicklaus, 503-485-2222
President and Chief Executive Officer
neil@wvbk.com