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BankUnited Celebrates Entering the New York Market at the New York Stock Exchange
For Release: 06 May 13
BankUnited Celebrates Entering the New York Market at the New York Stock Exchange
Chairman, President and CEO, John Kanas Rings The Closing Bell® at the New York Stock Exchange

Who/What:   
On Tuesday, May 7, executives and guests of BankUnited (NYSE:BKU), will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to celebrate the company’s entry into the New York Market. The company’s common stock began trading on the NYSE on January 28, 2011.

To mark this occasion, President and CEO, John Kanas will ring the NYSE Closing Bell.

When/Where:
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
NYSE Security Checkpoint/Tent at corner of Exchange Place and Broad Street
3:30 p.m.: Media escorted into the building for bell ringing
4:00 p.m.: The Closing Bell rings

Contact:
Media interested in covering the bell ringing MUST contact Anthony Drizis at 212.656.2147 or adrizis@nyx.com.

Photo/Video:
Photos available via Associated Press/New York (212.621.1902), Reuters America (646.223.6285),Getty Images (646.613.4141), Bloomberg Photo (212.617.3420) and European Press Agency (917.670.1323). The Closing Bell (starting at 3:55 p.m.) feed is available via Encompass loop #4009. Media seeking footage via The Switch should contact NYSE Broadcast at 212.656.5483.

Facebook/Twitter/YouTube:
For photos and video of the bell ringing, connect with NYSE Euronext on Facebook (NYSE Euronext-Official Site), YouTube (nysetv1), and Twitter (@NYSEEuronext), #NYSEBell

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About BankUnited, N.A.
BankUnited, N.A., a national bank and wholly-owned subsidiary of BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE: BKU), is headquartered in Miami Lakes, Florida with $12.6 billion of assets, 97 branches in 15 Florida counties, two branches in the New York metropolitan area, and 1,459 professionals as of March 31, 2013. Ranked 10th on Forbes Magazine’s list of “Best Banks in America 2012,” and one of the largest independent depository institutions headquartered in Florida by assets, BankUnited provides a wide range of commercial and consumer banking services. The company recently opened two additional branches in New York, bringing the New York total to four branches. For additional information, call (877) 779-2265 or visit www.BankUnited.com.

About NYSE Euronext
NYSE Euronext (NYX) is a leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies. The company's exchanges in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and exchange-traded products. With approximately 8,000 listed issues (excluding European Structured Products), NYSE Euronext's equities markets - the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext, NYSE MKT, NYSE Alternext and NYSE Arca - represent one-third of the world’s equities trading, the most liquidity of any global exchange group. NYSE Euronext also operates NYSE Liffe, one of the leading European derivatives businesses and the world's second-largest derivatives business by value of trading. The company offers comprehensive commercial technology, connectivity and market data products and services through NYSE Technologies. NYSE Euronext is in the S&P 500 index. For more information, please visit: http://www.nyx.com.