Investors are betting on a renewed wave of bank mergers in coming weeks, anticipating that buyers will rush to make deals soon in order to complete them before yearend.

Companies that investors, arbitragers, and analysts think may sell soon include Crestar Financial Corp., Keystone Financial Inc., and First American Corp.

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