PHILADELPHIA -- CoreStates Financial Corp. said it has completed its acquisition of First Peoples Financial Corp. of Haddon Township, N.J.

The acquired company owns First People Bank of New Jersey, which has $1.1 billion of assets and is to be merged Sept. 18 into CoreStates' Pennington, N.J.-based subsidiary, New Jersey National Bank. The latter will have $4 billion in assets and 111 branches after the merger.

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