Taylor Capital Group, Inc. is a bank holding company. The Company derives its revenue from its wholly owned subsidiary, Cole Taylor Bank (the Bank). It provides a range of products and services to closely-held commercial customers and their owner operators in the Chicago area. It also provides asset-based lending and residential mortgage origination services through offices both in Chicago and other geographic markets. Its businesses are commercial banking, asset based lending, mortgage origination services and retail banking. The Bank�s primary businesses are commercial banking, asset based lending, mortgage banking services and retail banking. Its commercial lending activities consists of providing loans for working capital, business expansion or acquisition, owner-occupied commercial real estate financing, revolving lines of credit, and stand-by and commercial letters of credit.