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AMERIS BANCORP ALERT: Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Is Investigating Ameris Bancorp on Behalf of Stockholders and Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm

November 22, 2019

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 22, 2019--

Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C., a nationally recognized shareholder law firm, is investigating potential claims against Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ: ABCB) on behalf of Ameris Bancorp stockholders. Our investigation concerns whether Ameris Bancorp has violated the federal securities laws and/or engaged in other unlawful business practices.

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On November 21, 2019, the Company disclosed that it had received a subpoena from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) requesting documents and materials related to the purchase of US Premium Finance and the sale of certain loans to CEBV LLC. Additionally, Ameris Bank, the banking subsidiary of the Company, received a grand jury subpoena from the US Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia.

On this news, the Company’s stock price fell sharply, closing at $42.80 on November 22, 2019.

If you purchased or otherwise acquired Ameris Bancorp shares and suffered a loss, have information, would like to learn more about these claims, or have any questions concerning this announcement or your rights or interests with respect to these matters, please contact Brandon Walker or Melissa Fortunato by email at investigations@bespc.com, or telephone at (212) 355-4648, or by filling out this contact form. There is no cost or obligation to you.

About Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C.:

Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. is a nationally recognized law firm with offices in New York and California. The firm represents individual and institutional investors in commercial, securities, derivative, and other complex litigation in state and federal courts across the country. For more information about the firm, please visit www.bespc.com. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.

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CONTACT: Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C.

Brandon Walker, Esq.

Melissa Fortunato, Esq.

(212) 355-4648





SOURCE: Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C.

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