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

Northeast

AnnouncedNo. of

Rank Firm Deal Valu Deals

1 Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton $16,018.2 1

- Edwards & Angell 16,018.20 1

- Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flo16,018.20 1

- Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz 16,018.20 1

5 Blank Rome Comisky & McCauley (1) 304.4 1

- Stradley, Ronon, Stevens & Young 304.4 1

- Thompson Coburn 304.4 1

8 Elias, Matz, Tiernan & Herrick (1) 156.6 1

- Stinson, Mag & Fizzell P.C. 156.6 1

10 Malizia, Spidi, Sloane & Fisch P.C. 53.8 1

Southeast

Announced

Rank Firm Deal ValuNo. of Deals

1 Alston & Bird LLP $442.90 2

2 Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice PLL 370.9 2

- Arnold & Porter 370.9 2

4 Gordon, Feinblatt, Rothman,

Hoffberger & Hollander (1) 247.2 1

5 Powell, Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy 150.9 4

6 Wyche, Burgess, Freeman & Parham, P 89.5 2

7 Malizia, Spidi, Sloane & Fisch P.C. 47.4 1

- Gholson, Hicks & Nichols P.A. (1) 47.4 1

9 Silver, Freedman & Taff L.L.P. 33.8 1

- Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson P.A. (1 33.8 1

Northcentral

Announced

Rank Firm Deal ValuNo. of Deals

1 Kaplan, Strangis & Kaplan $89.10 1

2 Winthrop & Weinstine (1) 38.2 2

3 Briggs and Morgan (1) 36.8 1

- Larkin, Hoffman, Daly & Lindgren Lt 36.8 1

5 Silver, Freedman & Taff L.L.P. 19.5 1

6 Davis, Brown, Koehn, Shors & Robert 14.9 1

7 Fredrikson & Byron P.A. 12.8 2

8 Faegre & Benson LLP (1) 6.8 1

9 Stinson, Mag & Fizzell P.C. 6.1 2

10 Lindquist & Vennum P.L.L.P. (1) 6 1

Midwest

Announced

Rank Firm Deal ValuNo. of Deals

1 Warner Norcross & Judd LLP (1) $487.20 2

2 Housley Kantarian & Bronstein, P.C. 244.5 1

3 Burke, Warren, Mackay & Serritella 242.7 1

4 Grady & Associates 218.5 1

- Graydon, Head, & Richey (1) 218.5 1

6 Foley & Lardner (1) 202.4 2

7 Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C. (1) 174.4 1

8 Arnold & Porter 159.5 1

- Jackson & Kelly (1) 159.5 1

- Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice PLL 159.5 1

West

Announced

Rank Firm Deal ValuNo. of Deals

1 Dorsey & Whitney LLP (1) $287.00 1

- Higgs, Fletcher & Mack (1) 287 1

- Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flo 287 1

4 McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enersen 279.7 2

5 Pillsbury Madison & Sutro LLP (1) 199.7 1

- Simpson Thacher & Bartlett 199.7 1

7 Grady & Associates 64.5 1

- Ray, Quinney & Nebeker (1) 64.5 1

9 Haines, Brydon & Lea (1) 43.6 1

- Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP 43.6 1

Southwest

Announced

Rank Firm Deal ValuNo. of Deals

1 Jenkens & Gilchrist P.C. (2) $49.00 3

2 Kelly, Hart & Hallman (1) 42.3 1

3 Frederic Dorwart, Esquire (2) 32 3

4 Bracewell & Patterson L.L.P. (2) 31.9 3

5 Williams & Anderson LLP 26.3 1

6 Andrews & Kurth L.L.P. (1) 18.4 1

7 Correro Fishman Haygood et al. (2) N/A 1 ===

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