Just a heads-up if you are a struggling bank that owns a mutual fund family — Bruce Crockett may have it in his sights.

Crockett is the chairman of Invesco Ltd.'s Aim Funds, which in October announced a deal with Morgan Stanley that would more than double the size of Aim's business. In an interview last week, Crockett could barely contain his zeal for other tempting acquisition opportunities presented by the Troubled Asset Relief Program and general distress in the banking industry.

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