The days of independence are numbered for many southeastern regional banks, according to a Florida finance professor.

Regions Financial Corp., SouthTrust Corp., Union Planters Corp., and Amsouth Bancorp. are among 23 companies headed for takeover, said Prof. Larry A. Frieder of Florida A&M University.

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