May 13, 2011
Approval of proposal by Hancock Holding Company
For immediate release
The Federal Reserve Board on Friday announced its approval of the application of Hancock Holding Company, Gulfport, Mississippi, to acquire Whitney Holding Corporation, and indirectly acquire Whitney's wholly owned subsidiary bank, Whitney National Bank, both of New Orleans, Louisiana.
Attached is the Board's Order relating to this action together with a Concurring Statement by Governor Daniel K. Tarullo.