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Rank Buyer Seller

1 Washington Mutual Inc., Wash.H.F. Ahmanson & Co., Calif.

2 Regions Financial Corp., Ala.First Commercial Corp., Ark.

3 California Federal Bank Inc.,Golden State Bancorp, Calif.

4 Union Planters Corp., Tenn. Magna Group Inc., Mo.

5 Fifth Third Bancorp, Ohio State Savings Co., Ohio

6 National City Corp., Ohio Fort Wayne National Corp., Ind.

7 Fifth Third Bancorp, Ohio CitFed Bancorp, Ohio

8 Mercantile BanCorp Inc., Mo. Firstbank of Illinois Co., Ill.

9 Zions BanCorp, Utah Sumitomo Bank of California, Calif.

10 Commercial Federal Corp., NebFirst Colorado Bancorp, Colo.

11 First Midwest Bancorp, Ill. Heritage Financial Services Inc., Ill.

12 First Security Corp., Utah California State Bank, Calif.

13 Mercantile BanCorp., Mo. CBT Corp., Ky.

14 Cullen/Frost Bankers Inc., TeOverton Bancshares Inc., Tex.

15 BB&T Corp., N.C. Maryland Federal Bancorp, Md.

16 Hubco Inc., N.J. IBS Financial Corp, N.J.

17 Hubco Inc., N.J. Dime Financial Corp., Conn.

18 Commercial Federal Corp., NebAmerUs Bank, Iowa

19 Fidelity National Financial, Matrix Capital Corp., Colo.

20 St. Paul Bancorp, Ill. Beverly BanCorp. Inc., Ill.

21 SouthTrust Corp., Ala. American Banks of Florida, Fla.

22 Banco Bilbao Vizcaya, P.R. PonceBank, P.R.

23 FirstPlus Financial Group IncLife Financial Corp, Calif.

24 Cape Cod Bank & Trust Co., MaSandwich Bancorp, Mass.

25 Premier Bancshares Inc., Ga. Button Gwinnett Financial Corp, Ga.

Total for the top 25 bank mergers in the first quarter of 1998 (A)

Total for all 107 announced transactions in the first quarter of 1998 (A)

Top 25 Bank and Thrift Acquisitions Announced in the First Quarter

Value Price to

of transactPrice tolatest 1 Date

Rank Buyer $0 equity(xnet incoannounced

1 Washington Mutua$9,894,384 3.69 18.99 Mar. 17

2 Regions Financia 2,715,358 4.26 32.85 Feb. 9

3 California Feder 2,700,000N/A N/A Feb. 5

4 Union Planters C 2,250,000 3.25 30.17 Feb. 22

5 Fifth Third Banc 903,310 3.38 30.66 Jan. 5

6 National City Co 846,989 2.85 22.45 Jan. 12

7 Fifth Third Banc 726,807 3.53 37.8 Jan. 14

8 Mercantile BanCo 681,965 2.9 22.64 Feb. 2

9 Zions BanCorp, U 545,792 1.1 13.17 Mar. 25

10 Commercial Feder 533,249 2.55 27.58 Mar. 9

11 First Midwest Ba 408,382 3.4 23.45 Jan. 15

12 First Security C 304,224 3.36 32.05 Feb. 19

13 Mercantile BanCo 276,178 2.3 21.5 Jan. 12

14 Cullen/Frost Ban 253,523 4.88 28.18 Feb. 17

15 BB&T Corp., N.C. 246,475 2.34 25.22 Feb. 25

16 Hubco Inc., N.J. 238,112 1.77 39.17 Mar. 31

17 Hubco Inc., N.J. 213,852 2.67 12.76 Mar. 31

18 Commercial Feder 200,644 1.93 13.74 Feb. 12

19 Fidelity Nationa 193,115 4.75 23.61 Mar. 25

20 St. Paul Bancorp 172,555 2.42 22.61 Mar. 15

21 SouthTrust Corp. 163,000 3.8 64.4 Feb. 18

22 Banco Bilbao Viz 161,350 1.75 13.46 Feb. 9

23 FirstPlus Financ 136,205 7.65 14.28 Mar. 12

24 Cape Cod Bank & 123,460 2.87 24.93 Feb. 17

25 Premier Bancshar 123,000 5.48 26.31 Feb. 5

Total for the to$24,888,929 3.29 24.27

Total for all 10$27,290,816 2.79 22.66

Top 25 Bank and Thrift Acquisitions Announced in the First Quarter

Buyer's Seller's

Completedtotal assets total assets

Rank Buyer or status $0 $0

1 Washington Mutua Pending $97,068,825 $46,799,157

2 Regions Financia Pending 22,241,897 6,629,474

3 California Feder Pending 30,872,887 16,029,116

4 Union Planters C Pending 14,858,688 7,044,480

5 Fifth Third Banc Pending 20,927,002 2,472,123

6 National City Co Mar. 30 52,671,386 3,292,602

7 Fifth Third Banc Pending 20,927,002 3,079,103

8 Mercantile BanCo Pending 29,955,411 2,170,047

9 Zions BanCorp, U Pending 9,521,803 5,171,042

10 Commercial Feder Pending 7,209,143 1,512,605

11 First Midwest Ba Pending 3,167,793 1,284,703

12 First Security C Pending 17,307,411 806,859

13 Mercantile BanCo Pending 22,614,269 1,044,679

14 Cullen/Frost Ban Pending 5,157,498 819,620

15 BB&T Corp., N.C. Pending 29,177,600 1,184,294

16 Hubco Inc., N.J. Pending 3,046,034 735,000

17 Hubco Inc., N.J. Pending 3,046,034 921,510

18 Commercial Feder Pending 7,241,873 1,369,339

19 Fidelity Nationa Pending N/A 392,687

20 St. Paul Bancorp Pending 4,557,336 645,726

21 SouthTrust Corp. Pending 29,764,194 546,772

22 Banco Bilbao Viz Pending N/A 1,113,503

23 FirstPlus Financ Pending N/A 259,407

24 Cape Cod Bank & Pending 981,035 511,765

25 Premier Bancshar Pending 587,039 191,994

Total for the top 25 bank $432,902,160 $106,027,607

Total for all 107 announced transactions in the first quarter of 1998 (A)

Top 25 Bank and Thrift Acquisitions Announced in the First Quarter

Deposit Seller'sSeller's

premium latest 1# of

Rank Buyer of Selleefficienemployees

1 Washington Mutua 16.75 69.1 9,380

2 Regions Financia 31.74 67.65 2,874

3 California Feder 16.59 57.5 2,769

4 Union Planters C 26.07 56.63 2,521

5 Fifth Third BancN/M 57.18 537

6 National City Co 20.16 59.51 1,339

7 Fifth Third Banc 32.73 68.64 714

8 Mercantile BanCo 22.85 54.96 1,002

9 Zions BanCorp, U 1.11 63.45 1,584

10 Commercial Feder 26.03 46.06 305

11 First Midwest Ba 2.49 55.6 453

12 First Security C 28.56 70.18 319

13 Mercantile BanCo 20.62 59.28 451

14 Cullen/Frost Ban 27.86 69.97 485

15 BB&T Corp., N.C. 16.59 68.92 252

16 Hubco Inc., N.J. 17.68 61.44 113

17 Hubco Inc., N.J. 15.4 48.86 148

18 Commercial FederN/M 58.67 470

19 Fidelity Nationa 47.55 55.36 379

20 St. Paul Bancorp 15.18 71.4 336

21 SouthTrust Corp. 26.51 80.52 257

22 Banco Bilbao Viz 7.77 55.22 533

23 FirstPlus Financ 34.51 40.95 164

24 Cape Cod Bank & 17.79 60.7 155

25 Premier BancsharN/M 36.09 55

Total for the to 21.48 59.75 27,595

Total for all 107 announced transactions in the first quarter of 1998 (A) ===

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