Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTH), a Dallas-based financial holding company, has scheduled a live audio webcast and conference call for 8 AM Central, Thursday, September 19, 2013. Hilltop Holdings President and CEO Jeremy B. Ford and other key management members will discuss PlainsCapital Bank’s recent FDIC-assisted acquisition of Edinburg, Texas-based First National Bank. The webcast and conference call may be accessed by visiting http://ir.hilltop-holdings.com.
PlainsCapital Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hilltop Holdings. PlainsCapital Bank assumed substantially all of the liabilities and purchased substantially all of the assets of Edinburg, Texas-based First National Bank on Sept. 13, 2013. Based on April 19, 2013 balances of First National Bank, PlainsCapital Bank purchased at book value approximately $2.6 billion of assets and assumed approximately $2.4 billion of liabilities. The former First National Bank branch locations will be rebranded PlainsCapital Bank.
About Hilltop Holdings Inc.
Hilltop Holdings is a Dallas-based financial holding company. Through its wholly owned subsidiary, PlainsCapital Corporation, a regional commercial banking franchise, it has three operating subsidiaries: PlainsCapital Bank, PrimeLending, and First Southwest. Through Hilltop Holdings’ other wholly owned subsidiary, National Lloyds Corporation, it provides property and casualty insurance through two insurance companies, National Lloyds Insurance Company and American Summit Insurance Company. At June 30, 2013, Hilltop employed approximately 4,000 people and operated approximately 350 locations in 43 states. Hilltop's common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "HTH." Find more information at Hilltop-Holdings.com and PlainsCapital.com.FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause Hilltop Holdings’ actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any expected future results, performance, or achievements. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made and, except as required by law, Hilltop Holdings does not assume any duty to update forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements about acquisitions, future financial and operating results, the company’s plans, objectives, expectations and intentions and other statements that are not historical facts. The following factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ from those set forth in the forward-looking statements: (i) the risk that the benefits from acquisitions may not be fully realized or may take longer to realize than expected, including as a result of changes in general economic and market conditions, interest and exchange rates, monetary policy, laws and regulations and their enforcement, and the degree of competition in the geographic and business areas in which we operate; (ii) changes in the default rate of loans; (iii) changes in the interest rate environment; (iv) cost and availability of capital; (v) changes in state and federal laws, regulations or policies, including changes in regulatory fees, deposit insurance premiums, capital requirements and the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act; (vi) participation in governmental programs; (vii) severe catastrophic events in our geographic area, and (viii) the application of purchase accounting, as well as the approval of new, or changes in, accounting policies and principles. For more information, see the risk factors described in the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012 and other reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.