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Related Party Transactions and Outside Related Director Information

AmericanWest Bancorporation (AWBC)

3/27/2006 Proxy Information

Some of the Company’s directors and executive officers were customers of the Bank during 2005 and had transactions with the Bank in the ordinary course of business. In addition, some of the Company’s directors and executive officers are officers, directors or shareholders of corporations or members of partnerships, which were customers of the Bank during the last fiscal year and had transactions with the Bank in the ordinary course of business. All loans included in such transactions were made in the ordinary course of business, were on substantially the same terms (including interest rates and collateral) as those prevailing at the time for comparable transactions with other persons and, in the opinion of management, did not involve more than any normal risk of collectability or present other unfavorable features. The amount of loans outstanding as of December 31, 2005 issued to directors, executive officers and their affiliates was approximately $1,034,000.