BANCORPSOUTH SHAREHOLDER ALERT BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Reminds Investors with Losses in Excess of $100,000 of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against BancorpSouth, Inc. -- BXS

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NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") and KSF partner, the former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., remind investors that they have until September 29, 2014 to file lead plaintiff applications in a securities class action lawsuit against BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS), if they purchased the Company's securities during the period between January 8, 2014 and July 21, 2014, inclusive (the "Class Period"). This action is pending in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee.

What You May Do

If you purchased shares of BancorpSouth and would like to discuss your legal rights and how this case might affect you and your right to recover for your economic loss, you may, without obligation or cost to you, call toll-free at 1-877-515-1850, or email KSF Managing Partner Lewis Kahn (lewis.kahn@ksfcounsel.com) or KSF Partner Melinda Nicholson (melinda.nicholson@ksfcounsel.com). If you wish to serve as a lead plaintiff in this class action, you must petition the Court by September 29, 2014.

About the Lawsuit

BancorpSouth and certain of its executives are charged with issuing a series of materially false and misleading statements during the Class Period, violating federal securities laws.

On July 21, 2014, BancorpSouth announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014.  The Company further disclosed that it "has learned that federal bank regulators have identified concerns during the course of routine supervisory activities regarding the Company's procedures, systems and processes related to certain of its compliance programs, including its Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money-laundering programs."

On this news, the value of BancorpSouth's shares plummeted by over 8%.

About Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC

To learn more about KSF, whose partners include the Former Louisiana Attorney General, Charles C. Foti, Jr., and other lawyers with significant experience litigating complex securities class actions nationwide on behalf of both institutional and individual shareholders, you may visit www.ksfcounsel.com.

Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC
Lewis Kahn, Managing Partner

Melinda Nicholson, Partner

1-877-515-1850
206 Covington St.
Madisonville, LA 70447