Green Bancorp, Inc. Files for IPO

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Green Bancorp, Inc. Files for IPO

HOUSTON, Texas (June 24, 2014) — Today Green Bancorp, Inc., the parent holding company of Green Bank, N.A., announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to a proposed initial public offering of its common stock.

The shares in the offering will be offered by Green Bancorp and certain selling shareholders. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the proposed offering have not yet been determined. Sandler O’Neill + Partners, L.P. and Jefferies LLC, J.P. Morgan, RBC Capital Markets and Keefe, Bruyette & Woods are acting as joint book-running managers for the proposed offering.

The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. When available, copies of the preliminary prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained from Sandler O’Neill + Partners, L.P., Attention: Prospectus Department, 1251 Avenue of the Americas, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10020, telephone: 1-866-805-4128 or email: syndicate@sandleroneill.com; or Jefferies LLC, Attention: Equity Syndicate Prospectus Department, 520 Madison Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10022, telephone: 877-547-6340 or email: prospectus_department@jefferies.com.

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the SEC but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

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About Green Bancorp, Inc.

Headquartered in Houston, Green Bancorp, Inc. is a bank holding company that operates Green Bank, N.A., in Houston, Dallas and Austin.  Commercial-focused, Green Bank is a federally chartered bank regulated by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, a division of the Department of the Treasury of the United States.