BancorpSouth has delayed the closing of two bank acquisitions after regulators took issue with the Tupelo, Miss., company's compliance programs.

The $13 billion-asset company said in a press release late Monday that it has pushed back the deadlines for its purchases of Oauchita Bancshares in Monroe, La., and Central Community in Temple, Texas, to June 30, 2015. The move came after all parties determined that "additional time will be required to obtain regulatory approvals," BancorpSouth said in the release.

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