Compaq Computer Corp.'s planned acquisition of Digital Equipment Corp. would expand the world's largest personal computer manufacturer's reach in the financial services industry.

The two companies declined to discuss specific banking implications of their $9.6 billion deal, pending its expected completion in three months.

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