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Release Date: December 4, 2001

For immediate release

The Federal Reserve Board today announced its approval of the application of BNP Paribas, Paris, France ("BNPP"), to acquire 55 percent of the voting shares of BancWest Corporation, Honolulu, Hawaii ("BancWest"), which owns Bank of the West, San Francisco, California, and First Hawaiian Bank, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Attached is the Order relating to this action.

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2001 Orders on banking applications

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