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Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. is Investigating the Board of Directors of MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (MSL) on Behalf of Stockholders and Encourages MSL Investors to Contact the Firm

May 2, 2019

NEW YORK, May 02, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: MSL) on behalf of stockholders concerning the proposed merger with Hancock Whitney Corporation (NASDAQ: HWC).

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Pursuant to the proposed transaction, announced on April 30, 2019, MidSouth stockholders will receive 0.2952 shares of Hancock for each share of MidSouth common stock owned. The investigation focuses on whether MidSouth and its board of directors violated the federal securities laws and/or breached their fiduciary duties to the Company’s stockholders by failing to conduct a fair process and whether and by how much the proposed transaction undervalues the Company.

If you own MidSouth shares, have information, would like to learn more about these claims, or have any questions concerning this announcement or your rights or interests with respect to these matters, please contact Brandon Walker or Melissa Fortunato by email at investigations@bespc.com, or telephone at (212) 308-1869, or by filling out this contact form. There is no cost or obligation to you.

Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. is a New York-based law firm concentrating in commercial and securities litigation. For additional information concerning our investigation of MidSouth please go to https://bespc.com/msl/. For additional information about Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. please go to www.bespc.com. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.

ContactsBragar Eagel & Squire, P.C.Brandon Walker, Esq.Melissa Fortunato, Esq.(212) 308-1869 investigations@bespc.comwww.bespc.com