LaPorte Bancorp, Inc. operates as the holding company for The LaPorte Savings Bank that provides various banking products and services. The bank is an Indiana-chartered savings bank that operates from eight full-service locations in LaPorte and Porter counties, Indiana. The Company offers various deposit and loan products to individuals and businesses, majority of which are located in its primary market area of LaPorte and Porter counties, Indiana. The Company�s business consists primarily of accepting deposits from the general public and investing those deposits, together with funds generated from operations and borrowings, in mortgage warehouse loans, commercial real estate loans, residential loans, commercial loans, home equity loans, and lines of credit, as well as construction and land loans, and automobile and other consumer loans. The Company also offers trust services through a referral agreement with a third party.