State of Louisiana
Office of Financial Institutions


MONTHLY BULLETIN
April 2007





BANK HOLDING COMPANIES

Filed w/FRB-Atlanta March 21, 2007
Application by First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc., Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, LA, to become a one bank holding company by acquiring control of 100% of the issued and outstanding stock of First Guaranty Bank, Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, LA pursuant to Section 3(a)(1) of the BHC Act of 1956, as amended.

Effective April 1, 2007
Business First Bancshares, Inc., Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, became a one-bank holding company by acquiring control of 100% of the issued and outstanding stock of Business First Bank, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, pursuant to Section 3(a)(1) of the BHC Act of 1956, as amended.

Effective April 1, 2007 @ 12:01 a.m.
Business First Bank, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, engaged in a statutory share exchange with Business First Bancshares, Inc., whereby Business First Bancshares, Inc., became a one-bank holding company.

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BANKS/THRIFTS/CREDIT UNIONS

 

Filed April 16, 2007

Mutual Savings and Loan Association, Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA, proposes to convert from a State‑chartered mutual savings and loan association to a Federally-chartered mutual savings association.

 

Filed April 23, 2007

Fidelity Homestead Association, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, proposes to convert from a State‑chartered mutual savings and loan association to a State-chartered savings bank, with the Title:  Fidelity Homestead Savings Bank.

 

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BRANCHES

 

Approved April 4, 2007

CENTRAL BRANCH proposed by The Peoples Bank and Trust Company of Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana, New Roads, Pointe Coupee Parish, LA, to be located at 14455 Wax Road, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, 70818.

 

Effective April 4, 2007

FIRST NBC BANK, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, opened its LAKEVIEW BRANCH located at 851 Harrison Avenue, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, 70124.

 

Effective April 9, 2007

United Community Bank, Gonzales, Ascension Parish, LA, opened its PRAIRIEVILLE BRANCH located at 17257 Airline Highway, Prairieville, Ascension Parish, LA, 70769.

 

Effective April 17, 2007

BENTON ROAD OFFICE proposed by Community Bank of Louisiana, Mansfield, DeSoto Parish, LA, to be located at 4008 Benton Road, Bossier City, Bossier Parish, LA, 71111.

 

Filed April 19, 2007

FERN AVENUE BRANCH proposed by Ouachita Independent Bank, Monroe, Ouachita Parish, LA, to be located on Fern Avenue, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA, 71105.

 

Approved April 27, 2007; Filed April 5, 2007

COUNTRY CLUB BRANCH proposed by First Bank and Trust, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, to be located at Lot 1-A-1 Jefferson Highway in Country Club Colony, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, 70809.

 

Filed April 30, 2007

JONES CREEK OFFICE proposed by First American Bank and Trust, Vacherie, St. James Parish, LA, to be located at 5412 Jones Creek Road, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, 70817.

 

 

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CHANGES OF LOCATION/CONSOLIDATIONS 

 

Effective March 26, 2007

IBERIABANK, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA, relocated its ABBEVILLE BRANCH from 1100 Veterans Memorial Drive to 2635 Veterans Memorial Drive (a distance of approximately 1.41 miles), both locations within Abbeville, Vermilion Parish, LA, 70510.

 

Filed/Approved April 2, 2007

Hancock Bank of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, proposes to consolidate its BAKER “SPEED OF SERVICE” BRANCH located at 902 Main Street, with the BAKER RAY WEILAND BRANCH located at 3033 Ray Weiland Drive (a distance of approximately .02 miles), both locations within Baker, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA.

 

Filed April 16, 2007

Statewide Bank, Terrytown, Jefferson Parish, LA, proposes to interchange it’s MAIN OFFICE from 2021 Carol Sue Avenue, Terrytown, Jefferson Parish, LA, 70056 with its OPERATIONS CENTER located at 2008 Ronald Reagan Highway, Covington, St. Tammany Parish, LA, 70433 [a distance of approximately 45 miles], and to retain the former Main Office location as a branch to be known as TERRYTOWN BRANCH.

 

Effective April 16, 2007

Statewide Bank, Terrytown, Jefferson Parish, LA, relocated its OPERATIONS CENTER from 202 Lions (Stadium) Drive to 2008 Ronald Reagan Highway (a distance of approximately 3.3 miles), both locations within Covington, St. Tammany Parish, LA, 70433.  [Originally filed with the address of 1048 Highway 190 Bypass.]

 

Approved April 27, 2007

Crescent Bank & Trust, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, proposes to relocate its OPERATIONS CENTER BRANCH from 1450 Poydras Street, Suite 1800, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, 70112 to 5401 Jefferson Highway, Suite D, Harahan, Jefferson Parish, LA, 70123 (a distance of approximately 10 miles).

 

Approved April 27, 2007

Crescent Bank & Trust, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, proposes to relocate its BATON ROUGE OFFICE from 9213 Interline Avenue [70809] to 7290 Bluebonnet Boulevard, 6th Floor [70810] (a distance of approximately 3.6 miles), both locations within Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA.

 

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LOAN or TRUST PRODUCTION OFFICES

 

Effective December 21, 2006

IBERIABANK, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA, opened its MORGAN CITY LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE located at 800 David Drive, Suite 108, Morgan City, St. Mary Parish, LA, 70380.

 

Effective March 30, 2007

The Union Bank, Marksville, Avoyelles Parish, LA, closed its LAFAYETTE LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE located at 1042 Camellia Boulevard, Suite 12, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA, 70508.

 

Filed/Approved April 10, 2007

Statewide Bank, Terrytown, Jefferson Parish, LA, proposes to close its STATEWIDE BANK TEXAS LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE located at 1701 West Northwest Highway, Suite 200, Grapevine, Tarrant County, TX, 76051.

 

Filed April 24, 2007

PSB HOME LOANS – LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE proposed by Patterson State Bank, Patterson, St. Mary Parish, LA, to be located at 1006 Surrey Street, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA, 70501.

 

Filed April 26, 2007

LIBERTY BANK AND TRUST COMPANY LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE proposed by Liberty Bank and Trust Company, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, to be located at 1509 Wentworth, Houston, Harris County, TX, 77004.

 

Filed/Approved April 26, 2007

IBERIABANK, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA proposes to close its BLUEBONNET LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE located at 4451 Bluebonnet Boulevard, Suite D, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, 70809.

 

Filed/Approved April 26, 2007

IBERIABANK, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA proposes to close its DENHAM SPRINGS LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE located at 30663 Highway 16, Suite C, Denham Springs, Livingston Parish, LA, 70726.

 

Filed/Approved April 26, 2007

IBERIABANK, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA proposes to close its METAIRIE LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE located at 3421 North Causeway Boulevard, Suite 404, Metairie, Jefferson Parish , LA, 70809.

 

Filed/Approved April 26, 2007

IBERIABANK, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA proposes to close its PRAIRIEVILLE LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE located at 17278 Airline Highway, Suite E, Prairieville, Ascension Parish, LA, 70769.

 

Filed/Approved April 26, 2007

IBERIABANK, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA proposes to close its SHREVEPORT LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE located at 9091 Ellerbe Road, Suite 200-B, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA, 71106.

 

Filed/Approved April 27, 2007

IBERIABANK, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA proposes to close its MORGAN CITY LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE located at 800 David Drive, Suite 108, Morgan City, St. Mary Parish, LA, 70380.


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SUBSIDIARIES

 

Approved April 20, 2007

HOMESTEAD TITLE CORPORATION, a proposed subsidiary to be established by Fidelity Homestead Association, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, to be located at 201 St. Charles Avenue, Suite 4610, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, 70170.


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TRUST POWERS

No Activity

 

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OTHER

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Any questions should be directed to Pam Skelton at (225) 925-4661 or pskelton@ofi.louisiana.gov