SOURCE: Corp Banca

August 01, 2006 16:05 ET

Corp Banca: First Half 2006 Results

SANTIAGO, CHILE -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 1, 2006 -- CORP BANCA (NYSE: BCA), a Chilean financial institution offering a wide variety of corporate and retail financial products and services, today announced its financial results for the first half of 2006.

First Half 2006 Financial Results Press Release:

Please click here for the complete Press Release or copy and paste the link to your browser.

http://www.capitallink.com/CorpBanca_Q2_2006_PR.pdf

Conference Call and Webcast:

You are invited to participate in Corp Banca's conference call on Wednesday, August 2, 2006, at 16:00 p.m. (New York and Santiago time). Mario Chamorro Carrizo, Corp Banca's Chief Executive Officer, will host the call. We suggest that participants call at least 10 minutes prior to the start time. To access the call, please dial as set forth below:

--  U.S. participants, please dial 1-866-819-7111;
--  U.K. participants, please dial 0800-953-0329; and
--  Participants outside the U.S. and the U.K., please dial +44-1452-542-
    301.
    

In the event of a problem with the above numbers, participants should dial one of the following numbers and reference "Corp Banca":

--  U.S. participants: 1-866-869-2352;
--  U.K. participants:  0800-694-1449; and
--  Participants outside the U.S. and the U.K.: +44-1452-560-304.
    

For your convenience, a 24-hour instant replay facility will be available, following the completion of the conference call, until Saturday August 5, 2006. To listen to the replay, please call:

--  U.S. participants:  1-866-247-4222; Access Code: 2339939#;
--  U.K. participants:  0800-953-1533; Access Code: 2339939#; and
--  Participants outside the U.S. and the U.K.:  +44-1452-550-000; Access
    Code: 2339939#.
    

Slides and audio webcast:

There will also be a live webcast of the conference call with PowerPoint slides through the Internet accessible through the website of Capital Link at www.capitallink.com. Please click on the button "Corp Banca First Half 2006 Results Webcast." Participants to the live webcast should register on the website approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the webcast.

The webcast, together with this press release, will be archived and accessible through Corp Banca's website, www.corpbanca.cl, in the "Investor Relations -- Financial Information."

CAUTION REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

This press release contains forward-looking statements. Forward-looking information is often, but not always, identified by the use of words such as "anticipate," "believe," "expect," "plan," "intend," "forecast," "target," "project," "may," "will," "should," "could," "estimate," "predict" or similar words suggesting future outcomes or language suggesting an outlook. Forward-looking statements and information are based on current beliefs as well as assumptions made by and information currently available to Corp Banca concerning anticipated financial performance, business prospects, strategies and regulatory developments. Although management considers these assumptions to be reasonable based on information currently available to it, they may prove to be incorrect. By their very nature, forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties, both general and specific, and risks that predictions, forecasts, projections and other forward-looking statements will not be achieved. We caution readers not to place undue reliance on these statements as a number of important factors could cause the actual results to differ materially from the beliefs, plans, objectives, expectations and anticipations, estimates and intentions expressed in such forward-looking statements. Furthermore, the forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made as of the date of this press release and Corp Banca does not undertake any obligation to update publicly or to revise any of the included forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are expressly qualified by this cautionary statement.

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