C1 Financial, Inc.

Shareholder Corporation Litigation

Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces Investigation Of C1 Financial, Inc. (NYSE: BNK) Buyout

Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. announces that it is investigating potential legal claims against the board of directors of C1 Financial, Inc. (“C1” or the “Company”) (NYSE: BNK) regarding possible breaches of fiduciary duties and other violations of law related to the Company’s entry into an agreement to be acquired by Bank of the Ozarks, Inc. (“Ozarks”) (Nasdaq GS: OZRK).

Under the terms of the agreement, shareholders of C1 will receive shares of Ozarks common stock equal to approximately $25.00 per share.

The investigation concerns whether C1’s board of directors failed to adequately shop the Company and obtain the best possible value for C1 shareholders before entering into the agreement with Ozarks.

If you own the common stock of C1 and purchased your shares before November 9, 2015, if you have information or would like to learn more about these claims, or if you wish to discuss these matters or have any questions concerning this announcement or your rights or interests with respect to these matters, please contact Seth D. Rigrodsky or Gina M. Serra at Rigrodsky & Long, P.A., 2 Righter Parkway, Suite 120, Wilmington, DE 19803, by telephone at (888) 969-4242, or by e-mail at info@rl-legal.com.

Rigrodsky & Long, P.A., with offices in Wilmington, Delaware and Garden City, New York, regularly prosecutes securities class, derivative and direct actions, shareholder rights litigation and corporate governance litigation, on behalf of shareholders in states and federal courts throughout the United States.

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