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Largest acquisitions announced in 1995

Deal

Buyer/ Value Date

seller in billions announced

1) First Bank System $10.05 Nov. 6

First Interstate Bancorp*

2) Chemical Banking Corp. 9.87 Aug. 8

Chase Manhattan Corp.

3) First Union Corp. 5.4 19-Jun

First Fidelity Bancorp.

4) NBD Bancorp 5.14 12-Jul

First Chicago Corp.

5) Fleet Financial Group 3.68 Feb. 21

Shawmut National Corp.

6) Fleet Financial Group 3.26 Dec. 19

Natwest Bancorp

7) CoreStates Financial Group 3.2 Oct. 10

Meridian Bancorp

8) PNC Bank Corp. 2.84 10-Jul

Midlantic Bank Corp.

9) National City Corp. 2.1 Aug. 28

Integra Financial Corp.

10) Bank of Boston Corp. 2 Dec. 12

BayBanks Inc. ===

* Agreement is being contested. Wells Fargo & Co. has made an unsolicted offer of $10.96B for First Interstate.

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