BALA CYNWYD, PA / ACCESSWIRE / April 19, 2021 / Law office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announces that it is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Sterling Bancorp ("Sterling" or the "Company") (NYSE:STL) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of federal and state law in connection with the agreement to be acquired byWebster Financial Corporation ("Webster") (NYSE:WBS). Under the terms of the agreement, Sterling will merge into Webster, and Sterling shareholders will receive a fixed exchange ratio of 0.463 of a Webster share for each share of Sterling stock they own.
The investigation concerns whether the Sterling Board breached its fiduciary duties to shareholders by failing to conduct a fair process and whether Webster is paying too little for the Company.
If you own shares of Sterling stock and wish to discuss the legal ramifications of the investigation, or have any questions, you may e-mail or call the law office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC who will, without obligation or cost to you, attempt to answer your questions. You may contact Jason L. Brodsky, Esquire, or Marc L. Ackerman, Esquire at Brodsky & Smith, LLC, Two Bala Plaza, Suite 805, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004, visit https://www.brodskysmith.com/cases/sterling-bancorp-nyse-stl/, or call toll free 855-576-4847.
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