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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 23, 2013
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
777 North Broadway, Los Angeles, California
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (213) 625-4700
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
¨ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On January 23, 2013, Cathay General Bancorp announced, in a press release, its financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2012. That press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
The foregoing information and the attached exhibit are intended to be furnished only and shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 Press Release of Cathay General Bancorp dated January 23, 2013.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
Date: January 23, 2013
|CATHAY GENERAL BANCORP|
|By:||/s/ Heng W. Chen|
|Heng W. Chen|
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
|99.1||Press Release of Cathay General Bancorp dated January 23, 2013.|