Ameris Bancorp

Ameris Bancorp

Ameris Bancorp

Overview
Date Founded

1980

Headquarters

310 First Street, SE,Moultrie, GA 31768

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

2,671

Industries

Retail & Commercial Banking
Holding Companies

Company Description

Ameris Bancorp is a bank holding company, which through the subsidiary, Ameris Bank, engages in the provision of banking services to its retail and commercial customers. It operates through the following business segments: Banking, Retail Mortgage, Warehouse Lending, the SBA and Premium Finance. The Banking segment offers full service financial services to include commercial loans, consumer loans and deposit accounts. The Retail Mortgage segment includes origination, sales, and servicing of one-to-four family residential mortgage loans. The Warehouse Lending segment includes the origination and servicing of warehouse lines to other businesses that are secured by underlying one-to-four family residential mortgage loans. The SBA segment comprises of origination, sales, and servicing of small business administration loans. The Premium Finance segment comprises origination and servicing of commercial insurance premium finance loans. The company was founded on December 18, 1980 and is headquartered in Moultrie, GA.

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Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer & Director

Executive Vice President & Chief Risk Officer

Executive Vice President & Chief Credit Officer

Chief Administrative Officer

Executive Vice President & Banking Group President, President of the Bank

Chief Financial Officer & Corporate Executive Vice President

Corporate Executive Vice President & Chief Innovation Officer

Corporate Executive Vice President & Chief Governance Officer

Corporate Executive Vice President & Chief Legal Officer

Corporate Executive Vice President & Chief Specialty Banking Officer

Board (Type Unknown)

Fund Advisor at Transamerica Asset Management, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer & Director at Ameris Bancorp

Founder at Choate Construction Co.

Vice President-Corporate Social Responsibility at Chick-fil-A, Inc.

Chief Financial Officer & Vice President at Lynch Management Co.

President at McCague & Co. LLC

Director & Principal at Peach Finance, Inc.

Member, Board of Directors at Ameris Bancorp

Founder at Wisecards Printing & Mailing

Former Vice Chairman at Golden Isles Financial Holdings, Inc.

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GW&K is a research-oriented adviser that primarily employs fundamental analysis for the evaluation of investment opportunities and the construction of investment portfolios. They may also employ varying degrees of macroeconomic, sector, industry, interest rate, or policy analysis in formulating investment decisions or constructing investment portfolios. GW&K specializes in actively-managed domestic municipal bond, taxable bond and equity strategies.

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FJ Capital is a fundamentally-driven manager which focuses on opportunities in the financial services industry, with an emphasis on the US community/regional bank sector. The firm invests primarily in equity securities of under-followed, publicly traded US community banks. They construct portfolios using proprietary fundamental research to uncover value disparities in the small- and mid-cap banking sector. FJ Capital seeks to take advantage of these disparities by building core positions with longer-term holding periods. They also seek to generate attractive, risk-adjusted investment returns by uncovering opportunities with identifiable, near-term catalysts.

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ICM offers value investment solutions across the US equity market capitalization spectrum. In doing so, the firm utilizes two distinct investment processes – Small-Cap, SMID-Cap & Mid-Cap Value and Large-Cap/All-Cap Value. Both approaches employ a value-oriented investment method with a focus on fundamental analysis. ICM attempts to measure the value of a security by looking at economic and financial factors including the overall economy, industry conditions, and the financial condition and management of the company itself, to determine if the company is underpriced or overpriced.

Recent Transactions
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Ameris Bancorp purchases Fidelity Southern Corp.

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Ameris Bancorp purchases Hamilton State Bancshares, Inc.

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Ameris Bancorp purchases Atlantic Coast Financial Corp.

Insider Transactions
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Transaction Advisors
Legal Advisor

Advised onAmeris Bancorp purchases Fidelity Southern Corp.

Investment Advisor

Advised onAmeris Bancorp purchases Atlantic Coast Financial Corp.

Accountant

Advised onAmeris Bancorp purchases Golden Isles Financial Holdings, Inc.

Legal Advisor

Advised onAmeris Bancorp purchases Fidelity Southern Corp.

Associate

Advised onAmeris Bancorp purchases Merchants & Southern Banks of Florida, Inc.

Analyst

Advised onAmeris Bancorp purchases Merchants & Southern Banks of Florida, Inc.

Advisors & Consultants
Advisor

Former Chief Executive Officer at Ameris Bancorp

Advisor

Principal, Investment Banking at Sandler O'Neill & Partners LP

Key Stats and Financials As of 2020
Market Capitalization
$3.49B
Total Enterprise Value
$3B
Earnings Per Share
$3.77
Revenue
$1.17B
Net Profit
$262M
Total Debt
$561M
Total Equity
$2.65B
Enterprise Value / Sales
2.56x
TEVNet Income
11.45x
Debt TEV
0.19x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
44.24%
Political Donations
$500
2012
$200
2009
$500
2001
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