The pending merger of BankAmerica Corp. and NationsBank Corp. has certainly caught the eye of James B. Lee Jr., Chase Manhattan Corp.'s outspoken investment banking chief.

One day after the deal was announced, Mr. Lee, a Chase vice chairman, fired off a memo to his troops urging them to get on the horn with corporate customers of the two merging banks.

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