1. Union Bankshares Corp. in Bowling Green, Va., is buying First Market Bank in Richmond for $105.4 million in stock. As of April 7, it was the largest deal announced in 2009.

2. The $4 Four billion-asset Great Western Bank of Watertown, S.D., nabbed 20 branches in Colorado and $477 in deposits from First Community Bank for a reported $28 million.

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