SAN FRANCISCO - BankAmerica Corp. and NationsBank Corp. completed their acquisition of the Meca Software Inc. division of H&R Block Inc. The companies paid $35 million.

The bank companies said Meca would continue to operate as an independent company with its own board of directors and management team; it also will continue the strategy of marketing through banks and retailers, they said.

The companies said they would offer ownership positions to other financial institutions.

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