BOFI Engages MZ Group as Its Investor Relations Advisor
SAN DIEGO, CA, Jan 05, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- BofI Holding, Inc. /quotes/zigman/95360/quotes/nls/bofi BOFI +0.36% ("BOFI" or "Company"), a leading online financial services provider, today announced the Company has retained MZ Group as its investor relations advisor. MZ will assist BOFI with corporate communications and investor and shareholder outreach.
"We are pleased to engage MZ as our external investor relations partner to augment our internal IR efforts," said Greg Garrabrants, President and Chief Executive Officer of BofI Holding, Inc. "Our Company has many unique and compelling attributes that appeal to a variety of investors. With MZs established presence across the world and strong relationships with retail and institutional investors, we will be able to expand our shareholder base."
"BOFI is an exciting growth story," said Ted Haberfield, Managing Partner of MZ Group North America. "Led by a seasoned management team, the Company is taking advantage of structural changes in the banking industry to gain profitable market share. It has sustained double-digit growth in loans and deposits while maintaining strong capital and credit ratios through a disciplined organic growth strategy, superior customer service and investments in latest technologies. We look forward to helping BofI further enhance its corporate brand and investment value proposition."
About BOFI Holding, Inc. and BOFI Federal Bank
BofI Holding, Inc. is the holding company for BofI Federal Bank, a nationwide branchless bank that provides financing for single and multifamily residential properties, small-to-medium size businesses in target sectors, and selected specialty finance receivables. With over $2.1 billion in assets, BofI Federal Bank provides consumer and business banking products through its low-cost distribution channels and affinity partners. BofI Holding, Inc.s common stock is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol "BOFI" and is a component of the Russell 3000 Index.
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