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Green Bancorp, Inc. Announces Pricing of Secondary Public Offering of Common Stock

HOUSTON, May 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Green Bancorp, Inc.  (NASDAQ:GNBC) (the "Company"), announced today the pricing of a public offering by certain of the Company's shareholders (the "Selling Shareholders") of 2,000,000 shares of its common stock, at a public offering price of $22.80 per share. The offering consists entirely of secondary shares to be sold by the Selling Shareholders.  The Company will not receive any of the proceeds from the shares sold in the offering. In connection with the offering, the Selling Shareholders have granted the underwriter a 30-day option to purchase up to 300,000 additional shares of the Company's common stock at the public offering price per share, less underwriting discounts. The offering is expected to close on May 29, 2018, subject to customary closing conditions. 

Barclays is acting as sole underwriter for the offering.

The offering is being made pursuant to the Company's effective shelf registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus and a related prospectus supplement. Prospective investors should read the prospectus supplement and the prospectus in that registration statement and other documents the Company has filed or will file with the SEC for more complete information about the Company and the offering. You may obtain these documents for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. Alternatively, copies of the prospectus and prospectus supplement may be obtained from Barclays Capital Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, email: Barclaysprospectus@broadridge.com, telephone: (888) 603-5847.

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy shares of common stock, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.

ABOUT GREEN BANCORP, INC.

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Green Bancorp is a bank holding company that operates Green Bank in the Houston and Dallas metropolitan areas and Austin, Louisville and Honey Grove.  Commercial-focused, Green Bank is a nationally chartered bank regulated by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, a division of the Department of the Treasury of the United States.
 
FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

Certain statements in this press release may constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including, but not limited to, statements relating to the offering. These statements are based on management's current expectations and beliefs and are subject to a number of trends and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements, many of which are beyond our control. The Company can give no assurance that its expectations will be attained. Accordingly, you should not place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements contained in this press release.

For a discussion of some of the risks and important factors that could affect such forward-looking statements, see the sections entitled "Risk Factors" in the prospectus supplement and the prospectus related to the offering and in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, as well as the sections entitled "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations" incorporated by reference in the prospectus supplement related to the offering from the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. In addition, new risks and uncertainties emerge from time to time, and it is not possible for the Company to predict or assess the impact of every factor that may cause its actual results to differ from those contained in any forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release. The Company expressly disclaims any obligation to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect any change in the Company's expectations with regard thereto or change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any statement is based.

Media & Investor Relations Contacts:

Geoff Greenwade   Terry Earley
President   Chief Financial Officer
713-275-8203   713-316-3672
ggreenwade@greenbank.com   tearley@greenbank.com

Green Bancorp, Inc.

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