April 9, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Levi & Korsinsky is investigating the Board of Directors of Sterling Bancorp ("
" or the "Company") (NYSE: STL) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law in connection with the sale of the Company to Provident New York Bancorp ("Provident") (NYSE: PBNY).
Click here to learn more about the investigation
, or call: 877-363-5972. There is no cost or obligation to you.
Under the terms of the transaction,
shareholders will receive 1.2625 shares of Provident for each share of
stock they own, representing a value of approximately
share. The transaction has a total approximate value of
. The investigation concerns whether the
Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to stockholders by failing to adequately shop the Company before agreeing to enter into the transaction, and whether Provident is underpaying for
stock, thus unlawfully harming
If you own common stock in
and wish to obtain additional information, please contact
Joseph E. Levi, Esq.
either via email at
or by telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972, or visit
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