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Berks-based bank expanding reach beyond Pa.

By Kevin Fitzsimmons, Web Producer
Published On: Feb 05 2013 06:00:00 PM CST
Updated On: Feb 06 2013 05:24:11 PM CST

Wyomissing-based Customers Bank is expanding into New England.

WYOMISSING, Pa. -

Wyomissing-based Customers Bank is expanding into New England.

The bank said it plans to acquire New England Commercial Bank from Flagstar Bank.

The acquisition will give Customers Bank a presence from Rhode Island to Massachusetts.

The deal is expected to close in the first quarter of the year.