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Release Date: September 1, 1999

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The Federal Reserve Board today announced its approval of the proposal of Firstar Corporation, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to merge with Mercantile Bancorporation, Inc. ("Mercantile"), and thereby acquire Mercantile's wholly owned registered bank holding company, Ameribanc, Inc. ("Ameribanc"), its lead subsidiary bank, Mercantile Bank National Association, all in St. Louis, Missouri, and the other subsidiary banks and the nonbanking subsidiaries of Mercantile.

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