NEW ORLEANS -- Hibernia Corp. extended the deadline to Nov. 27 from Nov. 19 for nominee holders, such as banks and brokers, to submit requests for additional rights on behalf of beneficial shareowners.

As previously reported, Hibernia offered shareholders of record on Nov. 12 rights to purchase additional common shares. For each common share the shareholders received 0.7 of a transferable right to purchase one common share at $4 each.

Hibernia said any fractional rights will be rounded out to the next highest whole right.

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