Posts Tagged ‘Hancock’

Whitney’s disposal of sour loans added to its appeal to Hancock

by Published: January 2,2011

Tags: Carl Chaney, Hancock, Whitney National Bank

Hancock touts acquisition as earnings booster for shareholders. After more than 100 years of talking about merging with New Orleans neighbor Whitney National Bank, Gulfport’s Hancock Bank decided late 2010 might be the best time ever to strike a deal with the Louisiana institution. “The timing was impeccable,” Hancock president and CEO Carl Chaney said a […] [...]

Hancock at tops of rankings

by Published: August 3,2009

Tags: FDIC, financial institutions, Hancock

     Financial institution again ranked among nation’s best banks    The second quarter of 2009 was a painful one for the state’s banks. Special FDIC insurance assessments and a spike in net charge-offs of bad loans gave earnings a one-two punch. Hancock Holding Company, parent of Hancock Bank, certainly was not immune. Net income during […] [...]

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