Banc One Corp. announced that it will buy back an additional 3.9 million shares of its common stock to complete its acquisition of Premier Bancorp.

The Aug. 18 statement said the Columbus, Ohio-based company will make the purchases, which were approved by its board of directors, periodically over the remainder of 1995. Banc One has already repurchased 18 million shares which are earmarked for the acquisition.

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