CATHAY GENERAL BANCORP (NASDAQ:CATY) Files An 8-K Other Events

CATHAY GENERAL BANCORP (NASDAQ:CATY) Files An 8-K Other Events
Item 8.01 Other Events.

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The Opinion of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen& Katz as to the validity of the shares of common stock, par value $0.01 per share, of Cathay General Bancorp (the “Company”) offered to the Prospectus Supplement dated July24, 2017 by the Selling Security Holder, as defined therein, is filed herewith and is incorporated by reference into the Company’s Registration Statement on FormS-3 (File No.333-218973).

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

5.1 Opinion of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen& Katz

23.1 Consent of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen& Katz (included in Exhibit5.1 filed herewith)


CATHAY GENERAL BANCORP Exhibit
EX-5.1 2 a17-18169_1ex5d1.htm EX-5.1 Exhibit 5.1   [Letterhead of Wachtell,…
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About CATHAY GENERAL BANCORP (NASDAQ:CATY)

Cathay General Bancorp is a bank holding company. The Company holds Cathay Bank, a California state-chartered commercial bank (the Bank); approximately seven limited partnerships investing in affordable housing investments, in which the Bank is the sole limited partner; GBC Venture Capital, Inc, and Asia Realty Corp. It also owns the common stock of over five statutory business trusts created for issuing capital securities. The Bank primarily services individuals, professionals and small to medium-sized businesses in the local markets and provides commercial mortgage loans, commercial loans, small business administration (SBA) loans, residential mortgage loans, real estate construction loans, home equity lines of credit and installment loans to individuals for automobile, household and other consumer expenditures. The Bank offers passbook accounts, checking accounts, money market deposit accounts, certificates of deposit, individual retirement accounts, and public funds deposits.

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