Greenville, SC - IBERIABANK (www.iberiabank.com), is pleased to report results related to the Small Business Association’s Paycheck Protection Program (SBA PPP). In approximately two weeks, IBERIABANK provided support to a significant number of eligible clients that applied for funding through this program.
To date, the Company has taken 9,500 applications totaling $1.9 billion, of which we reserved funds of over $1.7 billion, or 90%. Thus far, we have placed over $640MM in clients’ checking accounts and approved loans that impact 188,000 small business employees. Since the program concluded, we have received an additional 500 applications.
Like the majority of banks, IBERIABANK was not able to fund every application. The team worked through the arduous process 24/7 since the program’s inception to take care of every client possible. On April 16, 2020, the Small Business Administration announced that it had exhausted its funding of $349 billion in the Paycheck Protection Program and stopped accepting applications. IBERIABANK is focused on funding the properly completed applications in the queue and is continuing to accept applications in the event Congress appropriates additional funding in the near future. The Company also continues to provide relief through loan deferral options and fee waivers.
“We are very proud of our Company’s ability to support clients, particularly at a time when they need us most,” said Sam Erwin, EVP and Carolinas Regional President. “The incredible teamwork and commitment of the IBERIABANK team produced extraordinary results surpassing that of many other banks in the industry. This is a very tough time for the business community and we remain ready to do more if the program receives additional funding.”
IBERIABANK Corporation, a Louisiana corporation, is a financial holding company with 321 combined locations, including 191 bank branch offices and three loan production offices, in Louisiana, Arkansas, Tennessee, Alabama, Texas, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Mississippi, Missouri, and New York, 28 title insurance offices in Arkansas, Tennessee and Louisiana, and mortgage representatives in 84 locations in 12 states. The Company also has 14 wealth management locations in five states and one IBERIA Capital Partners L.L.C. office in Louisiana.
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