NEW YORK, Jan. 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The following statement is being issued by Levi & Korsinsky, LLP:

Levi & Korsinsky, LLP announces that investigations have commenced on behalf of shareholders of the following publicly-traded companies.

FPB Financial Corp. (OTCMKTS: FPBF)
Merger Announcement: November 6, 2018
Transaction Details: FPB will be purchased by The First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQGM: FBMS). Under the terms of the transaction, FPB shareholders will receive 0.83 shares of First Bancshares common stock for each share of FPB stock they own, subject to adjustment dependent upon the average closing price of First Bancshares’ common stock in the period prior to the closing of the merger.

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Fidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQGS: LION)
Merger Announcement: December 17, 2018
Transaction Details: Fidelity will be purchased by Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQGS: ABCB). Under the terms of the transaction, Fidelity shareholders will receive 0.80 shares of Ameris common stock for each share of Fidelity they own; based on Ameris’ closing price on December 14, 2018, this represents a value of $27.22 per share.

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