Baylake Corp. Declares Dividend

Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin (PR Newswire) January 23, 2012

Baylake Corp. (OTC BB: BYLK) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors on January 23, 2012 declared a quarterly dividend of $0.01 per share on the Company's common stock. This marks the first dividend declared since December 10, 2007. The dividend is payable on February 10, 2012 to shareholders of record on January 27, 2012.

Baylake Corp., the holding company for Baylake Bank, serves Northeast and Central Wisconsin from 27 community financial centers throughout Brown, Door, Green Lake, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Outagamie, Waupaca and Waushara Counties.Member FDICEqual Housing Lender.