Unity Bancorp Reports Record Quarterly Earnings of $9.5 Million

Clinton, New Jersey, UNITED STATES

CLINTON, N.J., Oct. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Unity Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: UNTY), parent company of Unity Bank, reported net income of $9.5 million, or $0.90 per diluted share, for the quarter ended September 30, 2021, a 64.2% increase compared to net income of $5.8 million, or $0.54 per diluted share for the prior year’s third quarter. For the nine months ended September 30, 2021, Unity reported net income of $26.4 million, or $2.50 per diluted share, a 61.8% increase compared to net income of $16.3 million or $1.50 per diluted share for the prior year’s period.

James A. Hughes, President and CEO, commented on the financial results: “I am pleased to announce another excellent quarter for Unity, reflecting our increased earnings and revenue growth. Business segments are exhibiting strong performance and are making positive contributions to Unity's overall results. Steady growth in loans and deposits continue to drive core banking earnings and our capital base is on solid footings. While some effects of the pandemic still linger, the resiliency of our employees and customers continue to be the driving force behind Unity's success. I would like to thank our dedicated employees and loyal customers for your steadfast support of Unity and the communities we serve.”

For the full version of the Company’s 2021 third quarter earnings release, including financial tables, please visit News - Unity Bank (q4ir.com).

Unity Bancorp, Inc. is a financial services organization headquartered in Clinton, New Jersey, with approximately $2.0 billion in assets and $1.7 billion in deposits. Unity Bank, the Company’s wholly owned subsidiary, provides financial services to retail, corporate and small business customers through its 19 retail service centers located in Bergen, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Somerset, Union and Warren Counties in New Jersey and Northampton County in Pennsylvania. For additional information about Unity, visit our website at www.unitybank.com, or call 800- 618-BANK.

This news release contains certain forward-looking statements, either expressed or implied, which are provided to assist the reader in understanding anticipated future financial performance. These statements may be identified by use of the words “believe”, “expect”, “intend”, “anticipate”, “estimate”, “project” or similar expressions. These statements involve certain risks, uncertainties, estimates and assumptions made by management, which are subject to factors beyond the company’s control and could impede its ability to achieve these goals. These factors include those items included in our Annual Report on Form 10-K under the heading “Item IA-Risk Factors” as amended or supplemented by our subsequent filings with the SEC, as well as general economic conditions, trends in interest rates, the ability of our borrowers to repay their loans, our ability to manage and reduce the level of our nonperforming assets, results of regulatory exams, and the impact of COVID-19 on the Bank, its employees and customers, among other factors.

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