SOURCE: New Hampshire Thrift Bancshares

New Hampshire Thrift Bancshares

May 29, 2015 12:26 ET

New Hampshire Thrift Bancshares, Inc. Renames Itself Lake Sunapee Bank Group

NEWPORT, NH--(Marketwired - May 29, 2015) - New Hampshire Thrift Bancshares, Inc. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: NHTB), the holding company for Lake Sunapee Bank, today announced the change of the Company's name to Lake Sunapee Bank Group (NASDAQ: LSBG). The name change was recently approved by the Company's stockholders at the Annual Meeting held on May 14, 2015.

"The new name for our holding company, Lake Sunapee Bank Group, builds on our history and our vision for the future," said Steve Theroux, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lake Sunapee Bank Group. "We take continued pride in our community-focused, customer-friendly banking environment for which we have always been known. The new name now showcases the breadth and depth of banking and financial services offered by Lake Sunapee Bank to both current and prospective clients."

The common stock of the Company will continue to trade on the NASDAQ Global Market under a new ticker symbol "LSBG," to reflect the name change. The Company's common stock will begin trading under "LSBG" as of market open on June 1, 2015.

About the Company

Lake Sunapee Bank Group is the holding company of Lake Sunapee Bank, a federally chartered savings bank that provides a wide range of life-cycle banking and financial services. Lake Sunapee Bank has four wholly owned subsidiaries: Lake Sunapee Financial Services Corp.; Lake Sunapee Group, Inc., which owns and maintains all buildings and investment properties; McCrillis & Eldredge Insurance, Inc., a full-line independent insurance agency; and Charter Holding Corp., which wholly owns Charter Trust Company, a trust services and wealth management company. Lake Sunapee Bank Group, through its direct and indirect subsidiaries, operates 30 offices in New Hampshire in Grafton, Hillsborough, Merrimack and Sullivan counties and 16 offices in Vermont in Orange, Rutland and Windsor counties. 

Contact Information

  • For additional information contact:
    Laura Jacobi
    Executive Vice President
    Chief Financial Officer
    603-863-0886