Most struggling bank companies are clamoring for someone, anyone willing to help, but Patriot National Bancorp Inc. is sizing up its suitors.

The Stamford, Conn., company said Tuesday that it pushed back the closing of a $50 million investment from a group led by Michael Carrazza after it received a better, unsolicited offer from an unnamed party at the last minute. Carrazza is suing the company for breaching its letter of intent.

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