Hancock Holding Company, a financial holding company, provides financial and banking services in Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama, Florida, and Texas. The company accepts various deposit products, including demand deposits, interest-bearing transaction accounts, time deposits, foreign branch deposits, NOW account balances, and money market accounts. Its loan portfolio comprises commercial, consumer, commercial leasing, mortgage, and real estate loans to consumers, and small and middle market businesses, as well as secured and unsecured loan products, including revolving credit facilities, and letters of credit. The company also offers various trust services that consist of investment management services on an agency basis; and trustee services for pension plans, profit sharing plans, corporate and municipal bond issues, living trusts, life insurance trusts, and various other types of trusts created by or for individuals, businesses, and charitable and religious organizations. In addition, it provides treasury management services; investment brokerage services; personal and business lines of insurance and annuity products; and investment services, insurance agency services, insurance underwriting, and various other services to third parties. As of July 5, 2012, the company operated approximately 260 branches and approximately 350 automated teller machines. Hancock Holding Company was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Gulfport, Mississippi.