A U.S. District Court judge last week closed the book on a class action against a Florida thrift's owners.

The judge for the Southern District of Florida dismissed the suit against the $1.8 billion-asset Fort Lauderdale-based BankAtlantic Bancorp's controlling shareholder, BFC Financial Corp. The plaintiffs, BankAtlantic's minority shareholders, dropped the suit last year, which led to the dismissal.

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