TUPELO, Miss., Dec. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- BancorpSouth Bank's (NYSE: BXS) board of directors took the podium at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and rang the bell to open Monday's trading session at America's oldest and the world's largest stock exchange.
The event marked BancorpSouth's 20th anniversary as a NYSE-listed firm, one of three Mississippi-based companies traded on the Big Board.
BancorpSouth Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dan Rollins led the BXS delegation which included current and former BancorpSouth directors.
"As a company that traces its roots back 141 years," Rollins said, "we are pleased to mark this milestone and celebrate our growth over the past 20 years as a New York Stock Exchange listed and traded firm. It is an honor to represent all BancorpSouth teammates ringing the opening bell."
When BancorpSouth was listed on the NYSE, it was a banking company with nearly $4 billion in assets. Since then, it has grown in size and strength to become a banking company with nearly $15 billion in assets. And with pending acquisitions it could soon reach nearly $17 billion in assets.
BancorpSouth (NYSE: BXS) is headquartered in Tupelo, Mississippi, with $14.8 billion in assets. BancorpSouth operates 234 full-service branch locations as well as additional mortgage, insurance, and loan production offices in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee and Texas, including an insurance location in Illinois. BancorpSouth is committed to a culture of respect, diversity, and inclusion in both its workplace and communities. To learn more, visit our Community Commitment page at www.bancorpsouth.com "Like" us on Facebook; follow us on Twitter @MyBXS; or connect with us through LinkedIn.
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