Luse Gorman Served as Legal Counsel to Citizens Bank of Cape Vincent in its Merger with Gouverneur Savings and Loan Association

September 21, 2022

On September 16, 2022, Citizens Bank of Cape Vincent, a New York commercial bank, completed its merger with Gouverneur Savings and Loan Association, a New York savings and loan association, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Gouverneur Bancorp. Inc., a federally chartered holding company, whose parent company is Cambray Mutual Holding Company, a federally chartered mutual holding company. The cash transaction was valued at approximately $8.5 million and the consolidated assets of the combined company are approximately $217.2 million.


Luse Gorman is Legal Counsel to East Wisconsin Savings Bank on its Proposed Merger with Lake City Federal Bank

August 24, 2022

On August 23, 2022, East Wisconsin Savings Bank, Kaukauna, Wisconsin, announced the signing of a definitive agreement with Lake City Federal Bank, Lake City, Minnesota, pursuant to which East Wisconsin will acquire Lake City through a merger between the two mutually owned organizations. Following the completion of the transaction, East Wisconsin will remain 100% mutually owned.


Luse Gorman Served as Legal Counsel to Everett Co-operative Bank in its Conversion and Related $89.2 Million Stock Offering

August 1, 2022

On July 27, 2022, Everett Co-operative Bank, Everett, Massachusetts, completed its conversion from the mutual form of organization to the stock form of organization. Concurrently, ECB Bancorp, Inc., the newly formed holding company for Everett Co-operative Bank, completed its initial public offering by selling 8,915,247 shares of its common stock at $10.00 per share. ECB Bancorp’s common stock is listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the trading symbol “ECBK.”