INVESTOR ALERT: LEVI & KORSINSKY, LLP Announces Investigation of JEFFERSON BANCSHARES, INC. and Its Board of Directors In Connection With the Sale of the Company to HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc.

NEW YORK--()--Levi & Korsinsky is investigating the Board of Directors of Jefferson Bancshares, Inc. (“Jefferson” or “the Company”) (Nasdaq:JFBI) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law in connection with the sale of the Company to HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc. (“HomeTrust”) (Nasdaq: HTBI).

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Under the terms of the transaction, Jefferson shareholders will receive $8.00 per share, comprised of $4.00 in cash and $4.00 in HomeTrust common stock. The exchange ratio is fixed at 0.2667 if the average closing price is equal or less than $15.00 per share. The investigation concerns whether the Jefferson Board breached their fiduciary duties to stockholders by failing to adequately shop the Company before agreeing to enter into this transaction, and whether HomeTrust is underpaying for Jefferson shares.

If you own Jefferson 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/jefferson-bancshares-jfbi.

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.

Contacts

Levi & Korsinsky, LLP
Joseph Levi, Esq.
Eduard Korsinsky, 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 Jefferson Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq: JFBI) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations.

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Contacts

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