Investar CEO rings Nasdaq opening bell

Baton Rouge-based Investar Holding Corp. Chief Executive Officer John D’Angelo rang the opening bell for Nasdaq on Tuesday.

Investar Holding is the parent company of Investar Bank and began trading on Nasdaq earlier this month under the symbol ISTR.

The bank had total assets of $673 million as of March 31. Investar has 10 branches: two in Baton Rouge and one in Prairieville, Denham Springs, Port Allen and Hammond, and Metairie; two in Mandeville); and one in Lafayette.