Porter Bancorp, Inc. is a bank holding company for PBI Bank (the Bank). Through its wholly owned subsidiary the Bank, it operates 18 full-service banking offices in 12 counties in Kentucky. The Company�s markets include Louisville in Jefferson County and the surrounding counties of Henry and Bullitt, and extend south along the Interstate 65 corridor to Tennessee. It serves south central Kentucky and southern Kentucky from banking offices in Butler, Green, Hart, Edmonson, Barren, Warren, Ohio, and Daviess Counties. It also has an office in Lexington. The Bank is both a community bank with a range of commercial and personal banking products, including wealth management and trust services, and an online bank, which delivers deposit products and services through an online banking division operating under the name of Ascencia. As of December 31, 2011, it had total assets of $1.5 billion, total net loans of $1.1 billion and total deposits of $1.3 billion.