WARSAW, Ind., June 9, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lakeland Financial Corporation (Nasdaq:LKFN), parent company of Lake City Bank, announced today that it has redeemed all of the 56,004 shares of preferred stock issued to Treasury in February 2009 under the Capital Purchase Program (the "CPP") of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008. Lakeland Financial paid $56.0 million to redeem the shares. Lakeland Financial expects to give notice to Treasury of its intent to enter into negotiations for the repurchase of the 10-year warrant issued in conjunction with the preferred stock, which entitles Treasury to purchase shares of Lakeland Financial common stock.
Lakeland Financial Repays TARP
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