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BRIEF: WaFed acquiring 23 BofA branches in Southwest

January 24, 2014

The Seattle Times

Jan. 24 -- Washington Federal has agreed to acquire 23 Bank of America branches in Arizona and Nevada , the company said late Thursday. The deal, which requires regulatory approval, follows the Seattle -based banking company's acquisition of 51 BofA branches last year in eastern Washington , Idaho , Oregon and New Mexico . Washington Federal said it will retain all the branch employees. Following the deal's completion it will have 258 branches in eight Western states. ___ (c)2014 The Seattle Times Visit The Seattle Times at Distributed by MCT Information Services

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