BALA CYNWYD, PA / ACCESSWIRE / September 27, 2022 / Law office of Brodsky & Smith announces that it is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Lakeland Bancorp, Inc. ("Lakeland" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:LBAI) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of federal and state law in connection with the Company's agreement to merge with Provident Financial Services, Inc. ("Provident") (NYSE:PFS). Under the terms of the merger agreement, Lakeland shareholders will receive 0.8319 shares of Provident common stock for each share of Lakeland common stock they own. Upon completion of the transaction, Provident shareholders will own 58% and Lakeland shareholders will own 42% of the combined company.
The investigation concerns whether the Lakeland Board breached its fiduciary duties to shareholders by failing to conduct a fair process, including the dilution to the Company's shareholders in the combined company.
If you own shares of Lakeland 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 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, Two Bala Plaza, Suite 805, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004, visit https://www.brodskysmith.com/cases/lakeland-bancorp-inc-nasdaq-lbai/, or call toll free 855-576-4847.
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SOURCE: Brodsky & Smith, LLC