Failed Bank Information
Information for Security Bank of Houston County, Perry, GA
- Press Release
- Acquiring Financial Institution
- Priority of Claims
- Dividend Information
- Purchase and Assumption Agreement (806 kb PDF File - PDF Help)
- Bid Summary
- Receivership Termination
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On July 24, 2009, Security Bank of Houston County, Perry, GA was closed by the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) was named Receiver. As Receiver, the FDIC is charged with winding up the business affairs of the failed financial institution. This includes the disposition of assets and liabilities of the failed financial institution and payment of dividends to approved creditors in order of priority.
The FDIC, as Receiver, has taken all necessary actions to conclude the affairs of the failed financial institution, made all dividend distributions as required by law and the receivership is deemed terminated.
II. Press Release
The FDIC has issued a press release (PR-130-2009) about the institution's closure. If you represent a media outlet and would like information about the closure, please contact David Barr at 202-898-6992.
III. Acquiring Financial Institution
All deposit accounts have been transferred to State Bank and Trust Company, Pinehurst, GA ("assuming institution") and will be available immediately. The former Security Bank of Houston County locations will reopen during regular business hours as branches of State Bank and Trust Company.
Your transferred deposits will be separately insured from any accounts you may already have at State Bank and Trust Company for six months after the failure of Security Bank of Houston County. Checks that were drawn on Security Bank of Houston County that did not clear before the institution closed will be honored as long as there are sufficient funds in the account. If you have questions about your account(s) transferred to the assuming bank, you may speak to an FDIC representative regarding deposit insurance by calling 1-800-822-7182.
For general questions about FDIC deposit insurance coverage, please call 1-877-275-3342 or visit EDIE, the FDIC's Electronic Deposit Insurance Estimator.
You may withdraw your funds from any transferred account without an early withdrawal penalty until you enter into a new deposit agreement with State Bank and Trust Company as long as the deposits are not pledged as collateral for loans. You may view more information about State Bank and Trust Company by visiting their web site.
On January 1, 2019, State Bank and Trust Company merged with Cadence Bank, N.A.
You can contact Cadence Bank, N.A.:
Cadence Bank, N.A.
1349 W Peachtree St Nw
Atlanta, GA 30309
Cadence Bank, N.A. (cadencebank.com)
IV. Priority of Claims
In accordance with Federal law, allowed claims will be paid, after administrative expenses, in the following order of priority:
- General Unsecured Creditors
- Subordinated Debt
V. Dividend Information
VIII. Receivership Termination
The FDIC as Receiver for Security Bank of Houston County, Perry, GA, has taken all actions necessary to terminate the Receivership Estate.
The Receiver published a legal notice of intent to terminate the receivership in the Federal Register on June 8, 2015.
The Receiver has made all dividend distributions required by law.
Effective October 1, 2015, the Receivership Estate has been terminated, the Receiver was discharged and the Receivership Estate ceased existence as a legal entity.