C.A. Bancorp Inc.

C.A. Bancorp Inc.

August 18, 2010 16:15 ET

C.A. Bancorp Inc. Announces Executive Appointments

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 18, 2010) -  C.A. Bancorp Inc. ("C.A. Bancorp" or the "Company") (TSX:BKP) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jillian Crump as Chief Financial Officer and Kurt Brands as Chief Operating Officer of the Company.

Ms. Crump joined C.A. Bancorp as a Corporate Accountant in 2007, prior to which she had approximately five years of experience in the financial industry, including as a Senior Auditor with TD Bank Financial Group, investment banking audit division and as a Senior Accountant at KPMG in its financial services audit group.  Ms. Crump earned a Masters of Accounting degree and Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Chartered Accountancy Studies from the University of Waterloo. She holds a Chartered Accountant designation and is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario.

Mr. Brands joined C.A. Bancorp as Vice-President in 2007.  His previous experience includes management consulting at Everest Group, a global outsourcing advisory firm and finance and corporate development at IBM.  Mr. Brands received his MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business and is a member of the Society of Management Accountants of Ontario.

These appointments have been made by the Board of Directors to support the Company as it executes on its previously announced realization strategy.

C.A. Bancorp Inc.

C.A. Bancorp is a publicly traded Canadian merchant bank and alternative asset manager that provides investors with access to a range of private equity and other alternative asset class investment opportunities. C.A. Bancorp is focused on investments in small- and middle-capitalization public and private companies, with emphasis on the industrials, real estate, infrastructure and financial services sectors.

This release includes certain forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements generally can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "may", "will", "expect", "intend", "estimate", "anticipate", "believe", "should", "plans" or "continue" or the negative thereof or variations thereon or similar terminology. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that such expectations will provide to be correct. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements. Reference should be made to the risk factors published in the Company's most recent management discussion and analysis and, with respect to the realization strategy, its directors circular, both of which are available at www.sedar.com.

C.A. Bancorp Inc.
The Exchange Tower 
130 King Street West
Suite 2810, P.O. Box 104
Toronto, Ontario M5X 1A4
Telephone: (416) 214-5985
Fax: (416) 861-8166

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