SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 10, 2002--As of Jan. 10, 2002,
Washington Mutual, Inc. (NYSE:WM) continues to await receipt of the
certified figures of the cash election and stock election shares for
the Dime merger transaction.
As a result, Washington Mutual continues to work with the transfer
agents for the former Dime Bancorp, Inc. and Washington Mutual, and
will release the election results when they are available.
With a history dating back to 1889, Washington Mutual is a
national financial services company that provides a diversified line
of products and services to consumers and small- to mid-sized
businesses. At Sept. 30, 2001, Washington Mutual and its subsidiaries
had consolidated assets of $223.64 billion. Washington Mutual
currently operates approximately 2,300 consumer banking, mortgage
lending, commercial banking, consumer finance and financial services
offices throughout the nation. Washington Mutual's press releases are
available at www.wamu.com.
||Washington Mutual, Inc.
||Libby Hutchinson, 206/461-2484