June 05, 2008

Approval of proposal by Bank of America

For immediate release

The Federal Reserve Board on Thursday announced its approval of the notice of Bank of America Corporation, Charlotte, North Carolina, to acquire Countrywide Financial Corporation ("Countrywide"), Calabasas, California, and thereby indirectly acquire Countrywide Bank, FSB, Alexandria, Virginia, and certain other nonbanking subsidiaries of Countrywide.

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

Last Update: June 05, 2008