Professional depositor Jerome Davis joined California hedge fund Genesis Financial Partners in urging First Keystone Financial Inc. to sell immediately.

In a sharply worded May 1 letter to management of the Media, Pa.-based thrift, Mr. Davis, the largest shareholder in First Keystone, blasted officials for being "prepossessed by self-interest and seemingly unconcerned with what should be their real concern - the rights of shareholders to recognize maximum value from their investment."

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