+++ Ranked by Number of Deals

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Rank Acquirer State Total Private Branch

Purchase

1 Norwest Corp. MN 15 15 0

2 Regions Financial Corp. AL 8 7 1

- First Union Corp. NC 8 8 0

4 Colonial BancGroup AL 7 6 1

- Mercantile Bancorp MO 7 7 0

- Fifth Third Bancorp OH 7 2 5

7 Union Planters Corp. TN 6 6 0

- Compass Bancshares AL 6 6 0

- SouthTrust Corp. AL 6 5 1

10 First Nationwide Bank FSB CA 4 2 2

- Associated Bancorp WI 4 4 0

- First American Corp. TN 4 4 0

- First Citizens BancShares NC 4 1 3

- Sovereign Bancorp PA 4 2 2

- First Banks Inc. MO 4 4 0

- First Bank System Inc. MN 4 4 0

- NationsBank Corp. NC 4 4 0

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Rank Acquirer RTC FDIC Merger Conversion

1 Norwest Corp. 0 0 0

2 Regions Financial Corp. 0 0 0

- First Union Corp. 0 0 0

4 Colonial BancGroup 0 0 0

- Mercantile Bancorp 0 0 0

- Fifth Third Bancorp 0 0 0

7 Union Planters Corp. 0 0 0

- Compass Bancshares 0 0 0

- SouthTrust Corp. 0 0 0

10 First Nationwide Bank FSB 0 0 0

- Associated Bancorp 0 0 0

- First American Corp. 0 0 0

- First Citizens BancShares 0 0 0

- Sovereign Bancorp 0 0 0

- First Banks Inc. 0 0 0

- First Bank System Inc. 0 0 0

- NationsBank Corp. 0 0 0 ===

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