In a move that will triple its branch network in Argentina, Bank of Boston Corp. said it had acquired 93 offices and $200 million of assets from the failed Banco Integrado Departmental.

"We view it as a one-time opportunity to be able to grow our market share, particularly our deposit base" in Argentina, said vice chairman William J. Shea. "This is a very good opportunity to get additional branches for our franchise at a very reasonable price."

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