June 13, 2018

Federal Reserve Board announces approval of application by Ameris Bancorp

For release at 5:00 p.m. EDT

The Federal Reserve Board on Wednesday announced its approval of the application under section 3 of the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 by Ameris Bancorp, Moultrie, Georgia, to acquire Hamilton State Bancshares, Inc. ("Hamilton"), and thereby indirectly acquire Hamilton's subsidiary bank, Hamilton State Bank, both of Hoschton, Georgia.

Attached is the Board's order relating to this action.

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Last Update: June 13, 2018