November 08, 2006

Approval of proposal by Capital One Financial Corporation

For immediate release

The Federal Reserve Board on Wednesday announced its approval of the proposal by Capital One Financial Corporation, McLean, Virginia, to acquire North Fork Bancorporation, Inc., Melville, and its subsidiaries, North Fork Bank, Mattituck, both of New York, and Superior Savings of New England, National Association, Branford, Connecticut.

Attached is the Board's Order relating to this action.

Last Update: November 08, 2006