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Hancock opening Nashville office as part of beefed up medical lending

GULFPORT — Hancock Holding Co., parent of Hancock and Whitney banks, is increasing its healthcare lending along the Gulf coast and opening a loan office in Nashville to meet the capital needs of a booming medical sector in the Tennessee capital. The $21 billion Hancock Bank said in a press release Tuesday that the new lending focus is a response ...

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HOLDING IT ALL TOGETHER — Keeping companies’ banks united provides advantages for large and small

Put simply, bank holding companies own one or more banks, but don’t engage in banking themselves. And although BHCs involve legal complexities and regulatory considerations, BHCs are favored by many banks because they provide more flexibility in raising capital and more liquidity for shareholders. BHCs are favored by both large and small banks. “It is a common practice,” said Tony ...

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Hairston named CEO/president of Hancock Holding

GULFPORT — Hancock Holding Company has announced that John M. Hairston has been named the company’s chief executive officer and president. Hairston served as CEO and chief operating officer for the parent of Hancock Bank. He succeeds Carl J. Chaney, who retired effective Friday. Hairston had been CEO/COO in 2008. He has served as an officer with the company since ...

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Hancock's profits tumble on expenditure for cost-cutting measures

GULFPORT — Regional bank Hancock Holding Co. said profit in 2013’s third quarter fell 30 percent as its spent $20.9 million on cost-cutting. Hancock, which operates Hancock Bank in Mississippi, Alabama and Florida, and Whitney Bank in Louisiana and Texas, posted quarterly profit of $33.2 million, or 40 cents per share. That’s down from $47 million or 55 cents per ...

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Hancock adds bankers

Broussard Two energy bankers have joined the Hancock Holding Company financial services organization. Senior vice president and managing director of the Energy Division Donovan Broussard and senior vice president and senior energy banker Liana Tchernysheva together bring more than 32 years of experience in the energy banking sector to the company. Leading the Whitney Bank and Hancock Bank Energy Division, ...

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Hancock’s 1Q earnings to be reported April 26

Hancock Holding Co., parent of Hancock Bank and Whitney Bank, will announce first quarter 2012 financial results on April 26 after the market closes. Management will host a conference call for analysts and investors at 9 a.m. Central Time on Friday, April 27 to review the results. A live listen-only webcast of the call will be available under the Investor ...

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