MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. is a bank holding company. The Company�s operations have been conducted primarily through its wholly owned bank subsidiary, MidSouth Bank, N.A (the Bank). As of December 31, 2011, the Bank operated through a network of 40 offices located in Louisiana and Texas, and it had 43,000 surcharge-free automated teller machines. The Bank is community-oriented and focuses primarily on offering commercial and consumer loan and deposit services to small and middle market businesses, their owners and employees, and other individuals in its markets. Deposit products and services offered by the Bank include interest-bearing and noninterest-bearing checking accounts, investment accounts, cash management services, and electronic banking services, including remote deposit capturing services, Internet banking, and debit and credit cards. On December 1, 2011, it acquired First Louisiana National Bank. On December 2, 2011, the Bank acquired the Tyler, Texas branch of Beacon Federal.