+++ Deal terms and statistical information on parties to the transaction ($ in millions) part 1 of 4 Deal Rank Buyer Seller Buyers Ref. Seller Assets Assets Employees 1 Dime Bancorp, New York $7,226 $21,430 967 2 Premier Bancshares Inc., Atlanta 39,185 1,493 10,400 3 Triangle Bancorp Inc., Raleigh, N.C. 8,757 2,285 2,945 4 JSB Financial Inc., Lynbrook, N.Y. 11,522 1,620 1,734 5 Grand Premier Financial, Wauconda, Ill. 15,929 1,575 7,878 6 Reliance Bancorp Inc., Garden City, N.Y 11,522 2,475 1,734 7 Prime Bancshares Inc., Houston 205,421 1,200 91,182 8 Peoples Bank Corp., Indianapolis 31,628 675 8,330 9 ANB Corp., Muncie, Ind. 6,898 784 2,174 10 Fidelity Financial of Ohio, Cincinnati 8,492 809 2,546 11 Merchants Bancorp Inc., Aurora, Ill. 15,929 921 7,878 12 First Place Finl. Corp., Farmington, N. 205,421 875 91,182 13 Pacific Bank NA, San Francisco 6,302 729 1,670 14 North County Bancorp, Escondido, Calif. 205,421 349 91,182 15 First Decatur Bancshares, Ill. 551 461 200 16 Peninsula Bank of San Diego 77,390 453 26,854 17 American Bancshares Inc., Bradenton, Fl 1,196 485 116 18 Lake Ariel Bancorp Inc., Pa. 1,351 493 486 19 Western Bancshares, Albuquerque, N.M. 17,731 285 5,900 20 Minden Bancshares Inc., La. 39,808 332 6,273 21 First State Bancorp, Howell, N.J. 4,134 352 640 22 Letchworth Indep.Bancshares, Castile, N 687 442 223 23 Community Federal Bancorp, Tupelo, Miss 717 309 314 24 Union Bankshares Ltd., Denver 1,196 340 116 25 Heritage Finl. Services, Clarksville, T 6,898 207 2,174

Totals for the top 25 deals $931,313 $41,378 181,000

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