This excerpt taken from the HBHC 8-K filed Oct 28, 2009.
Item 8.01. Other Events. On October 27, 2009, Hancock Holding Company issued a press release announcing the closing of its underwritten public offering of 4,945,000 shares of Common Stock. The press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: October 28, 2009