MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. to List Common Shares on the New York Stock Exchange

 MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. to List Common Shares on the New York Stock Exchange

PR Newswire

LAFAYETTE, La., Sept. 19, 2013

LAFAYETTE, La., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE
MKT: MSL) ("MidSouth" or the "Company") today announced that it will transfer
the listing of its common stock to the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE") from
the NYSE MKT. MidSouth expects its shares to begin trading on the NYSE on
September 23, 2013, under its current ticker symbol "MSL." The Company will
continue to trade on the NYSE MKT until the transfer is complete.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100125/MIDSOUTHLOGO)

C.R. Cloutier, President and CEO of MidSouth, said, "We are excited to
announce the transfer of our listing to the NYSE, home to many of the world's
most well-established companies. The enhanced trading distribution and
prestige of the NYSE should provide long-term value to our shareholders."

"We are delighted for MidSouth, as the company transitions platforms from NYSE
MKT to NYSE, and look forward to a continued partnership with the company and
its shareholders," said Scott Cutler, Executive Vice President, Head of Global
Listings, NYSE Euronext. "As one of the fastest growing community banks in the
South, MidSouth Bank is a great example of a growth oriented company that can
leverage NYSE's advanced and innovative market model."

About MidSouth Bancorp, Inc.
MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. is a financial holding company headquartered in
Lafayette, Louisiana, with assets of $1.9 billion as of June 30, 2013. Through
its wholly owned subsidiary, MidSouth Bank, N.A., MidSouth offers a full range
of banking services to commercial and retail customers in Louisiana and Texas.
MidSouth Bank currently has 60 banking centers in Louisiana and Texas and is
connected to a worldwide ATM network that provides customers with access to
more than 50,000 surcharge-free ATMs. Additional corporate information is
available at www.midsouthbank.com.

SOURCE MidSouth Bancorp, Inc.

Website: https://www.midsouthbank.com
Contact: Investor Contacts, Rusty Cloutier, President & CEO; Jim McLemore,
CFA, Sr. EVP & CFO, 337.237.8343
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