S&C Advises Citizens Financial in Acquisition of Investors Bancorp

August 18, 2021

Updated April 20, 2022

On April 6, Citizens Financial Group completed its $3.5 billion merger with Investors Bancorp in which Citizens Financial acquired Investors for stock and cash. Citizen's bank subsidiary, Citizens Bank, is the surviving bank. 

The S&C team that advised Citizens included Rodge Cohen, Mitch Eitel, Ana González, Dylan Handelsman, Nati Kim and Kyle Hess. Ben Weiner advised on regulatory capital- and securities-related matters. Heather Coleman, Aaron Levine and Rebecca Rabinowitz advised on executive compensation and benefits matters. Isaac Wheeler and Bella Schapiro advised on tax matters. Mehdi Ansari advised on intellectual property matters. Rob Schlein advised on real estate matters. Matt Brennan advised on environmental matters.