ST. LOUIS -- Boatmen's Bancshares said it signed definitive agreements to acquire two Texas banks in separate transactions: First National Bank in Pampa and West Side Bancshares, based in San Angelo.

Boatmen's will exchange approximately 1.35 million shares of its common stock for all the shares of First National Bank in Pampa, which has approximately $168 million in assets. The West Side Bancshares acquisition will involve the issuance of about 600,000 shares of Boatmen's common stock. West Side Bancshares owns the Bank of the West in San Angelo, which has assets of approximately $147 million.

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