CHICAGO - After being approached by a potential buyer, Chicago's Lake Shore Bancorp has hired a Wall Street investment bank to help determine its future.

Lake Shore, which at $1.2 billion of assets is one of the Windy City's biggest independent banks, said last week that it had retained Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Inc. to advise it about its options.

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