Wachovia to Buy Golden West Financial for $25.5 Billion

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Wachovia (WB) agrees to acquire Golden West Financial (GDW) in a deal valued at $25.5 billion, for 1.051 Wachovia shares and $18.65 in cash per Golden West Financial share.

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