BancBoston Corp. and Barnett Banks have struck an unusual deal to pool their resources in the rapidly consolidating mortgage business.

The banking companies announced Monday that they are forming a joint venture that will house $75 billion in mortgage servicing - $33 billion from Barnett and $42 billion from BancBoston. The new company - to be formed in the second quarter of 1996, pending regulatory approval - would rank sixth among mortgage servicers.

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