Company:  EAST WEST BANCORP INC (EWBC)
Form Type:  5
Filing Date:  1/12/2018 
CIK:  0001069157 
Address:  135 N. LOS ROBLES AVE. 7TH FLOOR 
City, State, Zip:  PASADENA, California 91101 
Telephone:  (626) 768-6000 
Fiscal Year:  12/31 
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Market Cap: 
$8.98B
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Description of Business
East West is a bank holding company incorporated in Delaware on August 26, 1998 and is registered under the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, as amended ("BHCA"). The Company commenced business on December 30, 1998 when, pursuant to a reorganization, it acquired all of the voting stock of East West Bank (the "Bank"), which became its principal asset. In addition to the Bank, East West has six subsidiaries as of December 31, 2017 that were established as statutory business trusts for the purpose of issuing junior subordinated debt to third party investors. East West also owns East West Insurance Services, Inc. ("EWIS"). In the third quarter of 2017, the Company sold the insurance brokerage business of EWIS for $4.3 million, and recorded a pre-tax gain of $3.8 million. EWIS remains a subsidiary of East West and continues to maintain its insurance broker license.
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    NAME AND TITLE
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    REPORTING OWNERS
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