On September 27, 2022, Lakeland Bancorp, Inc., Oak Ridge, New Jersey, announced the signing of a merger agreement with Provident Financial Services, Inc., Iselin, New Jersey, pursuant to which Lakeland Bancorp will merge with and into Provident in an all-stock transaction valued at approximately $1.3 billion, which represents the second-largest U.S. bank deal announced in 2022. The executive leadership team and board of directors of the surviving company will consist of a combination of the two organizations.
Lakeland Bancorp, Inc. is the holding company for Lakeland Bank and has approximately $10.4 billion in total assets.
Provident Financial Services, Inc. is the holding company for Provident Bank and has approximately $13.7 billion in total assets.
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