Permanent Bancorp. of Evansville, Ind., bought out dissident shareholders after they agreed to never buy another share of the $505 million-asset thrift company.

Permanent paid $4.1 million on Aug. 25 to repurchase the 7.3% stake owned by LaSalle Financial Partners LLP. LaSalle is headed by a pair of former Kalamazoo, Mich., bankers who invest heavily in thrifts and then push the companies to sell.

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