INVESTOR ALERT: LEVI & KORSINSKY, LLP Announces Investigation of CONNECTONE and Its Board of Directors In Connection With the Sale of the Company to Center Bancorp, Inc.

NEW YORK--()--Levi & Korsinsky is investigating the Board of Directors of ConnectOne Bancorp, Inc. (“ConnectOne” or “the Company”) (NasdaqGS: CNOB) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law in connection with the sale of the Company to Center Bancorp, Inc. (“Center”) (NasdaqGS: CNBC).

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Under the terms of the transaction, ConnectOne shareholders will receive 2.6 shares of Center common stock for each share of ConnectOne common stock they own. The transaction has a total approximate value of $243 million. The investigation concerns whether the ConnectOne Board breached their fiduciary duties to stockholders by failing to adequately shop the Company before agreeing to enter into this transaction, and whether Center is underpaying for ConnectOne shares.

If you own ConnectOne common stock and wish to obtain additional information, please contact Joseph E. Levi, Esq. either via email at jlevi@zlk.com or by telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972, or visit http://zlk.9nl.com/CNOB.

Levi & Korsinsky is a national firm with offices in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Washington D.C. The firm’s 26 attorneys have extensive expertise in prosecuting securities litigation involving financial fraud, representing investors throughout the nation in securities and shareholder lawsuits. For more information, please feel free to contact any of the attorneys listed below. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.

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Levi & Korsinsky, LLP
Joseph Levi, Esq.
Tel: 212-363-7500
Toll Free: 877-363-5972
Fax: 866-367-6510
www.zlk.com

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Levi & Korsinsky is investigating the Board of Directors of ConnectOne Bancorp, Inc. (NasdaqGS: CNOB) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law

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Levi & Korsinsky, LLP
Joseph Levi, Esq.
Tel: 212-363-7500
Toll Free: 877-363-5972
Fax: 866-367-6510
www.zlk.com