Investors Bancorp's latest buyout deal provides more proof that the Short Hills, N.J., company is eager to make a push into the Philadelphia suburbs.

The $13 billion-asset mutual thrift company will have 30 branches in southwestern New Jersey once it buys Gateway Community Financial in Sewell and Roma Financial (ROMA) in Robbinsville.

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