ConnectOne Bancorp, Inc. (Formerly Known As North Jersey Community Bancorp, Inc.) Files S-1 Registration Statement For Proposed Initial Public Offering

Jan 14, 2013, 07:00 ET from ConnectOne Bancorp, Inc.

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ConnectOne Bancorp, Inc., the holding company for North Jersey Community Bank, announced today that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed initial public offering of its common stock.  The registration statement filed today represents the Company's initial public filing pursuant to the provisions of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, or JOBS Act.  Upon effectiveness, the common stock is expected to be traded on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol "CNOB". 

Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated will serve as sole book-running manager for the offering, Keefe Bruyette & Woods will serve as a lead manager and Sandler O'Neill and Partners, L.P. will serve as a co-manager.  The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus.  When available, copies of the preliminary prospectus may be obtained by writing to Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated, Attn: Prospectus Department, One South Street, 15th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202; emailing or calling (855) 300-7136.

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission but has not yet become effective.  These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. 

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

Contact: William S. Burns, EVP & CFO
(201) 816-4474

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