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Ameris Bancorp

Value Not Disclosed 12/19/2016 Depository Complete
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Transaction Details

  • On December 19, 2016, Ameris Bancorp (Nasdaq: ABCB) (the "Company") today announced that its wholly owned banking subsidiary, Ameris Bank, has entered into a joint venture with US Premium Finance ("USPF") under which Ameris Bank will be the exclusive provider of credit on USPF's nationwide platform.
  • Founded in 1993 and based in Atlanta, GA, US Premium Finance is the sixth largest insurance premium finance company in the U.S. and provides short-term, collateralized financing to fund the purchase of insurance coverage related to commercial property, casualty and liability risk
  • USPF had net finance receivables of $450 million and LTM loan originations of $907 million as of September 30, 2016

About the company

Ameris Bancorp is a bank holding company headquartered in Moultrie, Georgia. The Company's banking subsidiary, Ameris Bank, had 99 locations in Georgia, Alabama, northern Florida and South Carolina at the end of the most recent quarter, with two of those locations announced to be consolidated within the coming months.

Sources: Company filings.
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