+++ Based on number of deals including branch purchases

Acquirer Total Deals Purchases

1 Norwest Corp., Minn. 21 21 0

2 Regions Financial Corp., Ala. 14 12 2

3 SouthTrust Corp., Ala. 10 9 1

4 First Union Corp., N.C. 10 10 0

5 Union Planters Corp., Tenn. 9 9 0

6 Compass Bancshares, Ala. 9 8 1

7 Mercantile Bancorp, Mo. 8 8 0

8 NationsBank Corp., N.C. 7 6 1

9 Fifth Third Bancorp, Ohio 7 2 5

10 Colonial BancGroup, Ala. 7 6 1 ===

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