Mason Dixon Bancshares said Friday that it plans to acquire Baltimore's Rose Shanis Cos., a family-owned consumer finance company.

Rose Shanis, which has $47 million of loans outstanding, would operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Westminster-based Mason Dixon, said Mark A. Keidel, the banking company's chief financial officer. Established in 1932, Rose Shanis has 12 branches in Baltimore and elsewhere in Maryland.

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