The Law Firm of Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Launches an Investigation Into Possible Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by the Board of Parkvale Financial Corporation in Connection With the Sale of the Company to F.N.B. Corporation

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NEW YORK, June 22, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Levi & Korsinsky is investigating the Board of Directors of Parkvale Financial Corporation ("Parkvale") for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law in connection with the sale of the Company to F.N.B. Corporation. Under the terms of the transaction, Parkvale shareholders will receive 2.178 shares of F.N.B. Corporation stock for each share of Parkvale stock they own, for an approximate value of $22.48 per share. The transaction has a total approximate value of $130 million.

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The investigation concerns whether the Parkvale Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to Parkvale stockholders by failing to adequately shop the Company before entering into this transaction and whether F.N.B. Corporation is underpaying for Parkvale shares, thus unlawfully harming Parkvale stockholders. In particular, at least one analyst set a target price for Parkvale stock at $27.00 per share.

If you own common stock in Parkvale and wish to obtain additional information, please contact Joseph E. Levi, Esq. either via email at jlevi@zlk.com or by telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972, or visit .

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