BancPlus Corporation Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend

RIDGELAND, Miss.--()--BancPlus Corporation, the holding company for BankPlus, today announced that on April 21, 2020, its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.35 per share of its common stock. The cash dividend will be paid on June 15, 2020, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on May 29, 2020.

About BancPlus Corporation

BancPlus Corporation is the holding company of BankPlus. Founded in 1909, BankPlus is one of the Southeast’s premier regional banks serving consumers and businesses with the latest technology through a full suite of financial services, including retail banking, commercial banking, mortgage lending and wealth management. With approximately $4.3 billion in total assets, BankPlus operates 80 financial centers throughout Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana. For more information about BankPlus, visit www.bankplus.net.

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Contacts

Investor Relations Contact:
Ann Southerland
601-898-4984, AnnSoutherland@BankPlus.net

Media Contact:
Rob Armour
601-898-4869, RobArmour@BankPlus.net

Contacts

Investor Relations Contact:
Ann Southerland
601-898-4984, AnnSoutherland@BankPlus.net

Media Contact:
Rob Armour
601-898-4869, RobArmour@BankPlus.net