First Business

April 23, 2007

Photo Release -- First Business Capital Corp. Opens Chicago Office

MADISON, Wis., April 23, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- First Business Capital Corp., a member of the First Business Financial Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:FBIZ) family of companies, is pleased to announce the opening of its Chicago office at 225 West Washington Street, Suite 2200, Chicago, IL 60606.

A photo accompanying this release is available here.

The office will be led by Rick Barfield, Vice President of Business Development for First Business Capital Corp. Rick has over 12 years of financial services experience in capital markets, and in large corporate and middle market banking. Prior to joining First Business Capital Corp., he worked as a Middle Market Lender in Chicago with Banco Popular and Fifth Third Bank. Rick is a graduate of Howard University where he received his BBA in 1994 and his MBA in Finance in 2000.

The Chicago office phone number is 312-924-2837 and the fax is 312-924-0201. Rick can also be reached at rbarfield@firstbusiness.com.

About First Business Capital Corp. First Business Capital Corp. is a leading source of asset-based lending for small- to mid-market companies with credit requirements of $500,000 to $5,000,000 and more. We provide revolving lines of credit and term loans for acquisitions, debt restructuring, turnaround situations, debtor-in-possession, confirmation financing, and rapid growth financing.

About First Business Financial Services, Inc.

First Business Financial Services (Nasdaq:FBIZ) is a $1.3 billion Wisconsin-based bank holding company that specializes in focused financial solutions for businesses, key executives, and high net worth individuals through its operating companies. It is the 2nd largest Wisconsin-based commercial bank holding company listed on NASDAQ or the NYSE. Its companies include: First Business Bank - Madison; First Business Bank - Milwaukee; First Business Bank - Northeast; First Business Trust & Investments; First Business Equipment Finance, LLC; and First Business Capital Corp. For additional information, visit www.firstbusiness.com or call (608) 238-8008.

The First Business Financial Services, Inc. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=2667

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Contact:
Jodie Johnson
Assistant Vice President - Marketing
First Business Financial Services, Inc.
(608) 232-5910
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