State of Louisiana
Office of Financial Institutions


MONTHLY BULLETIN
May 2007





BANK HOLDING COMPANIES

Effective December 22, 2006
Church Point Bank and Trust Company, Church Point, Acadia Parish, Louisiana, engaged in a statutory share exchange with CPB Bancshares, Inc., whereby CPB Bancshares, Inc., became a one-bank holding company.

Effective December 22, 2006

CPB Bancshares, Inc., Church Point, Acadia Parish, LA, became a one-bank holding company by acquiring control of 100% of the issued and outstanding stock of Church Point Bank and Trust Company, Church Point, Acadia Parish, LA, pursuant to Section 3(a)(1) of the BHC Act of 1956, as amended.

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BANKS/THRIFTS/CREDIT UNIONS

Approved May 16, 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.

 

Approved May 22, 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 May 30, 2007

Homestead Bank (a federal stock savings association), Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, proposes to merge with and into First Guaranty Bank, Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, under the Charter of and with the Title:  First Guaranty Bank, domiciled in Hammond, Louisiana, and to establish the existing offices of Homestead Bank as branches of First Guaranty Bank.

 

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BRANCHES

Approved May 2, 2007

CHARTRES BRANCH proposed by Omni Bank, Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA, to be located at 301 Chartres Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, 70117.

 

Filed May 7, 2007

PORT ALLEN BRANCH proposed by Guaranty Bank and Trust Company, New Roads, Pointe Coupee Parish, LA, to be located at 1086 Lobdell Highway, Port Allen, West Baton Rouge Parish, LA, 70767.

 

Filed May 15, 2007

VETERANS BRANCH proposed by First NBC Bank, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, to be located at 521 Veterans Memorial Boulevard, Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA, 70005.

 

Filed May 18, 2007

BOSSIER CITY BRANCH proposed by Bank of Ringgold, Bienville Parish, LA, to be located at the Northwest corner of Airline Drive and Kingston Road, Bossier City, Bossier Parish, LA, 71111.

 

Filed/Approved May 18, 2007

Guaranty Savings Bank [a State-chartered mutual savings and loan association], Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA, proposes to close its METAIRIE BRANCH located at 1700 Veterans Memorial Boulevard, Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA, 70005.

 

Filed May 21, 2007

HIGHWAY 28 BANKING CENTER proposed by Red River Bank, Alexandria, Rapides Parish, LA, to be located at 5631 Coliseum Boulevard, Alexandria, Rapides Parish, LA, 71303.

 

Filed May 21, 2007

PROVENANCE BANKING CENTER proposed by Red River Bank, Alexandria, Rapides Parish, LA, to be located at 1020 Bridgewater Avenue, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA, 71106.

 

Filed May 29, 2007

NATCHITOCHES NORTH BRANCH proposed by The Peoples State Bank, Many, Sabine Parish, LA, to be located at 100 Highway 3175, Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, LA, 71457.

 

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CHANGES OF LOCATION/CONSOLIDATIONS 

No Activity

 

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LOAN or TRUST PRODUCTION OFFICES

Filed May 7, 2007

STATEWIDE BANK LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE proposed by Statewide Bank, Terrytown, Jefferson Parish, LA, to be located at 112 Holly Street, Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, LA, 70401.

 

Filed/Approved May 8, 2007

Patterson State Bank, Patterson, St. Mary Parish, LA, proposes to relocate its PATTERSON STATE BANK LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE from 7033 Park Avenue, Houma [70364] to 1586 West Main Street, Schriever [70395] (a distance of approximately 10 miles), both locations within Terrebonne Parish, LA, to be known as PSB HOME LOANS LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE.

 

Filed May 18, 2007

OAK GROVE LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE proposed by The Richland State Bank, Rayville, Richland Parish, LA, to be located at 805 East Main Street, Oak Grove, West Carroll Parish, LA, 71263.

 

Approved May 21, 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.


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SUBSIDIARIES

Effective April 27, 2007

Fidelity Homestead Association [a State-chartered mutual savings and loan association], New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, established a subsidiary, HOMESTEAD TITLE CORPORATION, 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

No Activity

 


 

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