Heritage Bankshares, Inc. Announces Redemption of SBLF Preferred Stock

Dec 31, 2015, 12:30 ET from Heritage Bankshares, Inc.

NORFOLK, Va., Dec. 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Heritage Bankshares, Inc. ("Heritage") (OTCQX: HBKS) today announced that it has paid $7,819,500, an amount that includes $19,500 in accrued dividends, to redeem all of its Preferred Stock Series A, obtained under the Small Business Lending Fund program ("SBLF") and owned by the U.S. Treasury. The amount paid was funded using $5,619,500 in accumulated cash balances at Heritage plus $2,200,000 in borrowings from a general operating expense line of credit.

About Heritage

Heritage is the parent company of Heritage Bank (www.heritagebankva.com).  Heritage Bank has two full-service branches in the city of Norfolk, two full-service branches in the city of Virginia Beach, and one full-service branch in the city of Chesapeake.

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