August 29, 2007

Approval of proposal by National City Corporation

For immediate release

The Federal Reserve Board on Wednesday announced its approval of the proposal by National City Corporation, Cleveland, Ohio, to merge with MAF Bancorp, Inc., Clarendon Hills, Illinois, and thereby acquire its subsidiaries, Mid America Bank, fsb, Clarendon Hills, and St. Francis Equity Properties, Inc., Brookfield, Wisconsin.

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

Last Update: August 29, 2007