September 14, 2007

Approval of proposal by Bank of America Corporation

For immediate release

The Federal Reserve Board on Friday announced its approval of the application of Bank of America Corporation, Charlotte, North Carolina, to acquire ABN AMRO North America Holding Company and thereby indirectly acquire LaSalle Bank Corporation, both of Chicago, Illinois, and its subsidiary banks, LaSalle Bank National Association, Chicago, and LaSalle Bank Midwest National Association, Troy, Michigan.

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

Last Update: September 14, 2007