Delmar Bancorp to Change Name to Partners Bancorp
SALISBURY, Md., Aug. 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Delmar Bancorp (NASDAQ: DBCP) (the “Company”), the parent company of The Bank of Delmarva (“Delmarva”), Seaford, Delaware, and Virginia Partners
Bank (“Partners”), Fredericksburg, Virginia, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved changing the Company’s name to Partners Bancorp. The Company’s stock trading symbol will
change to “PTRS” effective August 19, 2020.
The Company’s common stock will continue to be listed on NASDAQ and shareholders of the Company do not need to take any action at present in regards to the name change. The CUSIP number for the Company’s common stock will change to 70213Q108 effective August 19, 2020.
In announcing the Company’s name change, Lloyd B. Harrison, III, the Chief Executive Officer of the Company said, “As previously disclosed, effective after the close of business on November 15, 2019, the Company and Partners completed their share exchange, pursuant to which Partners became a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company. Delmarva and Partners are now separately chartered affiliate banks, both owned by the Company, thus the beginning of the “Partners Family of Banks.” Part of our business model is to acquire other community banks in the mid-Atlantic region. Consistent with our model, they will keep their names, charters, and management in order to deliver the best of community banking, while benefiting from the strength of a larger, multi-bank holding company. Renaming the Company to Partners Bancorp describes our shared culture and our strategic model best. Together, we will pursue excellence and efficiencies for the benefit of our shareholders and customers.”
About Delmar Bancorp
Delmar Bancorp is the holding company for The Bank of Delmarva and Virginia Partners Bank. The Bank of Delmarva commenced operations in 1896. The Bank of Delmarva’s main office is in Seaford, Delaware and it conducts full service commercial banking through eleven branch locations in Maryland and Delaware, and three branches, operating under the name Liberty Bell Bank, in the South Jersey/Philadelphia metro market. The Bank of Delmarva focuses on serving its local communities, knowing its customers, and providing superior customer service. Virginia Partners Bank, headquartered in Fredericksburg, Virginia, was founded in 2008 and has three branches in Fredericksburg, Virginia. In Maryland, Virginia Partners Bank trades under the name Maryland Partners Bank (a division of Virginia Partners Bank), and operates a full service branch and commercial banking office in La Plata, Maryland and a Loan Production Office in Annapolis, Maryland. Virginia Partners Bank also owns a controlling stake in Johnson Mortgage Company, LLC, which is a residential mortgage company headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, with branch offices in Fredericksburg and Williamsburg, Virginia. For more information, visit www.bankofdelmarvahb.com and www.vapartnersbank.com.