Recruiters say there is a distinct possibility that none of First Interstate Bancorp's top executives will have a job at the institution after its merger with Wells Fargo & Co. is completed this spring.

Bad blood from the hostile takeover battle and $39.7 million worth of golden parachutes for First Interstate executives who either lose their jobs or can show that their new assignment would be a demotion could make it difficult for many First Interstate executives to stay.

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