Columbia Banking System in Tacoma, Wash., and First Business Financial Services in Madison, Wis., were among a sizable group of banking companies that completed acquisitions in recent days.

Columbia bought Intermountain Community Bancorp in Idaho to grow to $8.5 billion in assets, while First Business bought Aslin Group in Leawood, Kan., to reach $1.6 billion in assets. Also, Valley National in Wayne, N.J., completed its acquisition of 1st United Bancorp in Boca Raton, Fla.

Other banks that completed deals included Eagle Bancorp in Bethesda, Md., which bought Virginia Heritage Bank in Tysons Corner; CB Financial Services in Carmichaels, Pa., which acquired FedFirst Financial in Monessen, Pa.; and Pacific National Bank in Miami, which sold itself to four private investors.

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