Gold Banc Corp. of Leawood, Kan., on Tuesday announced another step in its geographic expansion, saying it has agreed to acquire American Bancshares of Bradenton, Fla., for $91.4 million in stock.

American, which has $482.7 million of assets, would be Gold's largest purchase. Last month the Kansas company announced a $65 million agreement with Denver-based Union Bankshares, which has $340 million of assets.

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