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April 19, 2021 (ACCESSWIRE via COMTEX) -- 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") /zigman2/quotes/206493117/composite STL -0.64% 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") /zigman2/quotes/207965570/composite WBS +0.17% . 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.

Brodsky & Smith, LLC is a litigation law firm with extensive expertise representing shareholders throughout the nation in securities and class action lawsuits. The attorneys at Brodsky & Smith have been appointed by numerous courts throughout the country to serve as lead counsel in class actions and have successfully recovered millions of dollars for our clients and shareholders. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.

SOURCE: Brodsky & Smith, LLC

View source version on accesswire.com: https://www.accesswire.com/641190/SHAREHOLDER-NOTICE-Brodsky-Smith-LLC-Announces-an-Investigation-of-Sterling-Bancorp-NYSE--STL

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$ 26.47
-0.17 -0.64%
Volume: 1.11M
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P/E Ratio
16.90
Dividend Yield
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Market Cap
$5.13 billion
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$ 57.71
+0.10 +0.17%
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May 18, 2021 1:49p
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