West Jersey Bancshares sees the industry's big players getting into the merger game, and it doesn't want to be left on the sidelines.

Last Wednesday, the $98 million-asset, single-branch bank disclosed that it has been working with investment adviser Ryan Beck & Co. for the last year, actively seeking an in-state partner for a so-called merger of equals.

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