Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
We are a financial holding company whose business is conducted primarily through our wholly-owned banking subsidiary, Ameris Bank (the “Bank”), which provides a full range of banking services to its retail and commercial customers who are primarily concentrated in select markets in Georgia, Alabama, Florida and South Carolina. Ameris was incorporated on December 18, 1980 as a Georgia corporation. The Company’s executive office is located at 310 First St., S.E., Moultrie, Georgia 31768, our telephone number is (229) 890-1111 and our internet address is www.amerisbank.com. We operate 66 domestic banking offices with no foreign activities. At December 31, 2012, we had approximately $3.00 billion in total assets, $1.96 billion in total loans, $2.62 billion in total deposits and stockholders’ equity of $279.0 million. Our deposits are insured, up to applicable limits, by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (the “FDIC”). ... More ...