Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
The disclosures set forth in this item are qualified by Item 1A. Risk Factors and by the section captioned “Special Cautionary Notice Regarding Forward-Looking Statements” in Item 7 of this Annual Report on Form 10-K and other cautionary statements set forth elsewhere in this report. General MetroCorp Bancshares, Inc. (the “Company”) was incorporated as a business corporation under the laws of the State of Texas in 1998 to serve as a holding company for MetroBank, National Association (“MetroBank”). On October 5, 2005, the Company acquired Metro United Bank (“Metro United”) (formerly known as First United Bank), with its locations in San Diego and Los Angeles, California. The Company’s headquarters are located at 9600 Bellaire Boulevard, Suite 252, Houston, Texas 77036, and its telephone number is (713) 776-3876. The Company’s mission is to be the premier commercial bank in each of the community that it serves. ... More ...