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Top 10 bank and thrift mergers completed in the third quarter of 1998

part 1 of 4

Buyer

1 NationsBank Corp., Charlotte, N.C.

2 Travelers Group Inc., New York

3 Banc One Corp., Columbus, Ohio

4 Washington Mutual, Inc., Seattle

5 Regions Financial Corp., Birmingham, Ala.

6 Union Planters Corp., Memphis

7 California Federal Bank, San Francisco

8 Astoria Financial Corp., Lake Success, N.Y.

9 Star Banc Corp., Cincinnati

10 Mercantile Bancorp, St. Louis

part 2 of 4

Seller

1 BankAmerica Corp., San Francisco

2 Citicorp, New York

3 First Chicago NBD Corp.

4 H.F. Ahmanson & Co., Irwindale, Calif.

5 First Commercial Corp., Little Rock

6 Magna Group Inc., St. Louis

7 Golden State Bancorp, Oakland, Calif.

8 Long Island Bancorp, Melville, N.Y.

9 Trans Financial Inc., Bowling Green, Ky.

10 Firstbank of Illinois Co., Springfield

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Adviser's

Buyer's fee as a %

Buyer's primary primary of final

financial adviser adviser fees deal value

1 Merrill Lynch & Co. $25.00 0.06%

2 In house N/M N/M

3 Merrill Lynch & Co. 10 0.052

4 Lehman Brothers 20 0.316

5 J.P. Morgan Securities 1.5 0.057

6 Stifel, Nicolaus & Co. 1.8 0.085

7 Goldman, Sachs & Co. N/A N/A

8 Lehman Brothers 6 0.487

9 Credit Suisse First Bost N/A N/A

10 UBS Securities N/A N/A

Seller'r Seller's

Primary fee as a

Seller's primary adviser % of final

financial adviser fees deal value

1 Goldman, Sachs & Co. $27.50 0.07%

2 In house N/M N/M

3 Goldman, Sachs & Co. 13.5 0.071

4 Credit Suisse First Bos 25 0.396

5 Keefe, Bruyette & Woods 7.4 0.283

6 DLJ Securities 11.3 0.535

7 Credit Suisse First Bos N/A N/A

8 Salomon Smith Barney 15 1.217

9 DLJ Securities 3.3 0.454

10 PaineWebber Group 6.1 0.859

Source: Sheshunoff Information Services Inc., Austin, Tex. N/A = not available. N/M = not meaningful. ===

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