The Law Office of Joseph Klein is investigating the Board of Directors of Danvers Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNBK) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law in connection with their attempt to sell the Company to People’s United Financial, Inc. (Nasdaq: PBCT), the holding company for People’s United Bank. In the proposed transaction, Danvers Bancorp shareholders may elect to receive either $23.00 in cash or 1.624 shares of People’s United Financial stock share. The proposed transaction has a total value of approximately $493 million and will consist of 55% stock and 45% cash.

The investigation concerns whether the Danvers Bancorp Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to Danvers Bancorp stockholders by failing to adequately shop the Company before entering into this transaction and whether People’s United Financial is underpaying for Danvers Bancorp shares, thus unlawfully harming Danvers Bancorp stockholders.

If you own common stock in Danvers Bancorp and wish to obtain additional information, please contact Joseph Klein, Esq. directly, via email at, by telephone at 718-947-0005, Toll Free: 877-STOK-180, or visit

Joseph Klein, Esq. is an experienced attorney and has also practiced as a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Klein represents investors and participates in securities litigations involving financial fraud throughout the nation. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.

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