Wintrust Financial Corporation Announces Purchase of $570 Million Loan Portfolio From Allstate and Agrees to Become the Preferred National Lender to Allstate Agents

–Wintrust Financial Corporation and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Lake Forest Bank& Trust Company, N.A., today announced they have agreed to purchase approximately $570 million of loans from The Allstate Corporation. Edward J. Wehmer, Founder& Chief Executive Officer of Wintrust, commented,“ Wintrust is excited to work with Allstate to acquire the agency loans…