+++ 1st Quarter 1999 - Bank & Thrift Mergers Ranked by announced deal value, excluded terminated deals (dollars in millions)

Northeast

Announced

Rank Firm Deal ValueNo. of Deals

1 Merrill Lynch & Co. (1) $16,174.80 2

2 Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette Securi16,018.20 1

- Goldman, Sachs & Co. (1) 16,018.20 1

- Morgan Stanley Dean Witter & Co (116,018.20 1

5 Fox, Pitt & Kelton Inc. (1) 304.4 1

6 Ryan, Beck & Co. 167.7 2

7 Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Inc. 56.2 2

8 McConnell, Budd & Downes Inc. 54.5 2

9 FinPro Inc. 53.8 1

10 Hopper Soliday & Co. Inc. 26.8 2

Southeast

Announced

Rank Firm Deal ValueNo. of Deals

1 Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Inc. $658.80 2

2 Stifel, Nicolaus & Co. 411.6 1

3 Morgan Keegan & Co. 123.8 1

4 Southard Financial 55.9 2

5 Trident Financial Corp. 47.4 1

6 Feldman Financial Advisors Inc. (1 37 1

7 Professional Bank Services Inc. (1 35.4 1

8 RP Financial 33.8 1

- The Robinson-Humphrey Co. Inc. (1) 33.8 1

10 McConnell, Budd & Downes Inc. 31.3 1

Northcentral

Announced

Rank Firm Deal ValueNo. of Deals

1 Sandler O'Neill & Partners L.P. $89.10 1

2 Howe Barnes Investments Inc. 19.5 1

- Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Inc. 19.5 1

4 GRA, Thompson, White & Co. P.A. 2 1

5 T. Stephen Johnson & Associates In N/A 1

Midwest

Announced

Rank Firm Deal ValueNo. of Deals

1 McDonald Investments $393.00 2

2 Feldman Financial Advisors Inc. (1 244.5 1

3 Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette Securi 242.7 1

4 Hovde Financial Inc. 202.4 2

5 Baxter Fentriss & Co. 159.5 1

6 McConnell, Budd & Downes Inc. 64 1

- Stifel, Nicolaus & Co. 64 1

8 Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Inc. 52.7 1

9 RP Financial 19.4 1

- Trident Financial Corp. 19.4 1

West

Announced

Rank Firm Deal ValueNo. of Deals

1 Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Inc. $287.00 1

2 NationsBanc Montgomery Securities 199.7 1

3 Baxter Fentriss & Company 107.7 3

4 Hovde Financial Inc. 64.5 1

5 Hoefer & Arnett Inc. 43.6 1

- The Findley Group (1) 43.6 1

- Van Kasper & Co. (1) 43.6 1

8 Columbia Financial Advisors 15.4 1

9 Alex Sheshunoff & Co. (2) n/a 1

Southwest

Announced

Rank Firm Deal ValueNo. of Deals

1 Stephens Inc. (1) $42.30 1

2 Brown, Burke Capital Partners Inc. 26.3 1

3 Hoefer & Arnett Inc. 13.5 1

4 Service Asset Management Corp. (1) 6.7 1 Source: Sheshunoff Information Services , a Thomson Financial company. 1 Did not respond to survey. 2 Value not available for at least one deal. *To be added to the survey list, please call (512) 305-6613 or e-mail adrian.alday tfn.com ===

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