Continuing a Nebraska shopping spree, First Bank System Inc. said Monday that it had agreed to acquire Firstier Financial Inc. for about $700 million in stock, or 1.9 times book value.

The acquisition, combined with another Nebraska deal completed in January and two announced in June, would make Minneapolis-based First Bank the largest in that state, with the No. 1 market share in the capital city of Lincoln, and No. 2 in Omaha.

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