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Owens passes IHL gavel to Patterson

January 23, 2014

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Former banker Aubrey Patterson is now the president of the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning. Bob Owens passed the gavel to Patterson at a recent board meeting held in Jackson. Patterson will officially take office on Feb. 1. “I look forward to continuing to work toward our goal of increasing educational […]

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BancorpSouth buying Texas community bank in $209.5 million deal

January 22, 2014

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By Dennis Seid Daily Journal BancorpSouth is moving deeper into Texas, acquiring Central Community Corp., parent of First State Bank Central Texas. First State Bank has 31 branches and is the largest independent bank headquartered in Austin, Texas. The move will boost BancorpSouth’s market share from No. 65 in the state to No. 29. With […]

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Bauer rankings reflect strong Q3 showing for Mississippi banks

December 10, 2013

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A total of 45 Mississippi banks and saving and loans garnered five-star ratings from Bauer Financial Services in the third quarter. Of Mississippi’s largest banks, the $20 billion Hancock Bank of Gulfport was the only one to receive five stars, though Jackson’s Trustmark and Tupelo’s Renasant performed well enough to gain four stars each. BancorpSouth, […]

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BancorpSouth sets up $500 million business loan pool for 2013

March 28, 2013

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Tupelo-based BancorpSouth has earmarked $500 million for loans to businesses and entrepreneurs seeking to locate in our state, as well as for existing businesses looking to expand operations through a loan pool dubbed “Grow Mississippi 2013.” In announcing the initiative, BancorpSouth CEO Dan Rollins said additional funding will be added to the loan pool during […]

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Strong mortgage lending boosts BancorpSouth Q4 earnings

January 23, 2013

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Tupelo’s BancorpSouth closed the final quarter of 2012 with net income of $17 million and earnings of 18 cents s share, a two-penny increase over the same quarter a year ago. BancorpSouth attributed its 4th quarter showing to stronger mortgage lending and improved asset management, particularly in the disposal of Real Estate Owned properties. However, […]

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(VIDEO) Dan Rollins is the new CEO of BancorpSouth

December 20, 2012

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On Wednesday, BancorpSouth CEO Dan Rollins gave a three-minute interview to MBJ-TV just three weeks into his new role as leader of one of the state’s largest financial institutions. Rollins’ successful tenure at Prosperity Bank in Houston, Texas led to that bank becoming Houston’s largest holding company and nearly doubling its assets in five years. […]

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Court Rejects BancorpSouth’s claim customer liable for fraud losses

August 28, 2012

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Labeling it “a very close call,” a U.S. district court has rejected a Mississippi bank’s efforts to have a former commercial customer held liable for losses, damages and legal costs in an ACH and wire fraud case. And one legal expert suggests the case could set a precedent for other similar fraud cases, the website […]

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BancorpSouth’s insurance subsidiary to acquire Alabama’s Securance

June 25, 2012

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BancorpSouth is banking on the insurance side of its financial services business to further fatten up non-interest  revenues. To that end, Tupelo-based BancorpSouth subsidiary BancorpSouth Insurance Services has signed a definitive agreement to acquire The Securance Group, an independent property and casualty and life and health insurance agency headquartered in Brewton, Ala. Neither price nor […]

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Calls for BancorpSouth account info are scams, attorney general warns

May 31, 2012

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  Scammers are trying to pry bank account information from Mississippians by advising they need to provide account details to help correct problems with their Bancorp South cards, Attorney General Jim Hood warns. Victims may receive a call on either their home phone or cell phones alerting them “there is a problem with their Bancorp […]

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Hope Credit Union making Utica stay permanent

March 14, 2012

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Utica residents will soon be banking at a familiar location – the former BancorpSouth building at 106 W. Main St. BancorpSouth left the Hinds County town last August as part of a branch reorganization that involved closing 23 locations. Hope Credit Union (HOPE) stepped in soon after and set up account-opening services in City Hall […]

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