MONTHLY BULLETIN
July 2007





BANK HOLDING COMPANIES
Effective July 27, 2007
First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc., Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, LA, became 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 July 27, 2007
First Guaranty Bank, Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, engaged in a statutory share exchange with First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc., whereby First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc., became a one-bank holding company.

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BANKS/THRIFTS/CREDIT UNIONS

Effective July 3, 2007
Fidelity Homestead Association, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, converted from a State chartered mutual savings and loan association to a State-chartered savings bank, with the Title: Fidelity Homestead Savings Bank.

Approved July 6, 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 July 10, 2007

PORT SULPHUR BRANCH proposed by Mississippi River Bank, Belle Chasse, Plaquemines Parish, LA, to be located at 27104 Highway 23, Port Sulphur, Plaquemines Parish, LA, 70037.

 

Approved July 10, 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.

 

Approved July 10, 2007

MANHATTAN BRANCH proposed by Guaranty Savings Bank (a State-chartered mutual savings and loan association), Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA, to be located at 1800 Manhattan Boulevard, Harvey, Jefferson Parish, LA, 70058.

 

Filed/Approved July 12, 2007

Liberty Bank and Trust Company, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, proposes to close its JACKSON BRANCH located at Jacob L. Reddix Campus Student Union, Jackson, Hinds County, MS, 39217.

 

Approved July 12, 2007

AIRLINE FINANCIAL CENTER proposed by Progressive Bank, Winnsboro, Franklin Parish, LA, to be located at 2600 Beene Boulevard, Bossier City, Bossier Parish, LA, 71111.

 

Approved July 12, 2007

CLEARVIEW BRANCH proposed by Omni Bank, Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA, to be located at 4305(A) Clearview Parkway, Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA, 70006.

 

Filed July 27, 2007

HAMMOND BRANCH proposed by Statewide Bank, Terrytown, Jefferson Parish, LA, to be located at 112 Holly Street, Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, LA, 70401.

 

Filed July 27, 2007

LAPALCO BRANCH proposed by Omni Bank, Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA, to be located at 3900 Lapalco Boulevard, Harvey, Jefferson Parish, LA, 70058.

 

Filed July 27, 2007

NORTH SHORE BRANCH proposed by First Bank and Trust, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, to be located at the Portion of Lot 8-B1 Saulet Division on Lapalco Boulevard, Marrero, Jefferson Parish, LA, 70072.

 

Filed July 27, 2007

MARRERO BRANCH proposed by First Bank and Trust, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, to be located at Lot 6A North Park Business Park, Covington, St. Tammany Parish, LA, 70433.

 

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CHANGES OF LOCATION/CONSOLIDATIONS 

No Activity

 

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LOAN or TRUST PRODUCTION OFFICES

Effective June 12, 2007
Statewide Bank, Terrytown, Jefferson Parish, LA, opened its STATEWIDE BANK LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE located at 112 Holly Street, Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, LA, 70401.

Approved July 12, 2007
LAFAYETTE LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE proposed by Coastal Commerce Bank, Houma, Terrebonne Parish, LA, to be located at 201 Energy Parkway, Suite 105, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA, 70508.

Approved July 19, 2007
L & B HAMMOND LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE proposed by Central Progressive Bank, Lacombe, St. Tammany Parish, LA, to be located at 14454 West University Avenue, Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, LA, 70401.

Approved July 23, 2007
PSB HOME LOANS LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE proposed by Patterson State Bank, Patterson, St. Mary Parish, LA, to be located in 1819 West Pinhook Road, Suite 111, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA, 70508. [Originally filed with the address of 1819 Pinhook Street.]

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SUBSIDIARIES

Approved/Effective July 16, 2007
Liberty Bank and Trust Company, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, established a subsidiary, LIBERTY COMMUNITY VENTURES IV, LLC, located at 6600 Plaza Drive, Suite 600, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, 70127.

Approved/Effective July 16, 2007
Liberty Bank and Trust Company, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, established a subsidiary, LIBERTY COMMUNITY VENTURES V, LLC, located at 6600 Plaza Drive, Suite 600, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, 70127.

Approved/Effective July 16, 2007
Liberty Bank and Trust Company, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, established a subsidiary, LIBERTY COMMUNITY VENTURES VI, LLC, located at 6600 Plaza Drive, Suite 600, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, 70127.

Approved/Effective July 16, 2007
Liberty Bank and Trust Company, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, established a subsidiary, LIBERTY COMMUNITY VENTURES VII, LLC, located at 6600 Plaza Drive, Suite 600, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, 70127.

Approved/Effective July 16, 2007
Liberty Bank and Trust Company, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, established a subsidiary, LIBERTY COMMUNITY VENTURES VIII, LLC, located at 6600 Plaza Drive, Suite 600, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, 70127.
 

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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