South State Corporation (South State), formerly First Financial Holdings, Inc. is a bank holding company. The Company provides a range of banking services and products to its customers through its wholly owned bank subsidiary, South State Bank (the Bank), formerly SCBT, a South Carolina-chartered commercial bank. The Bank provides a range of retail and commercial banking services, mortgage lending services, trust and investment services, and consumer finance loans. As at December 31, 2014, the Company had approximately $7.8 billion in assets, $5.7 billion in loans, $6.5 billion in deposits, $984.9 million in shareholders' equity and a market capitalization of approximately $1.6 billion. The Company serves customers and conducts its business from 127 financial centers in 19 South Carolina counties, four North Carolina counties, ten northeast Georgia counties and two coastal Georgia counties.