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Compass Bancshares, Inc. (CBSS)

3/17/2006 Proxy Information

To the extent permitted by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, some of the directors and proposed nominees for director and their families are and have been customers of, or had loan transactions with, Compass Bank in the ordinary course of business during 2005. Any loans made by Compass Bank were made in the ordinary course of business on substantially the same terms, including interest rates and collateral, as those prevailing at the time for comparable transactions with unaffiliated persons and did not involve more than the normal risk of collectibility or present other unfavorable features. Additional transactions are expected to take place in the ordinary course of business in the future.

3/18/2005 Proxy Information

To the extent permitted by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, some of the directors and proposed nominees for director and their families are and have been customers of, or had transactions with, Compass and its subsidiaries in the ordinary course of business during 2004. Any loans made by Compass or any of its subsidiaries were made in the ordinary course of business on substantially the same terms, including interest rates and collateral, as those prevailing at the time for comparable transactions with unaffiliated persons and did not involve more than the normal risk of collectibility or present other unfavorable features. Additional transactions are expected to take place in the ordinary course of business in the future.

3/23/2004 Proxy Information

To the extent permitted by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, some of the directors and proposed nominees for director and their families are and have been customers of, or had transactions with, Compass and its subsidiaries in the ordinary course of business during 2003. Any loans made by Compass or any of its subsidiaries were made in the ordinary course of business on substantially the same terms, including interest rates and collateral, as those prevailing at the time for comparable transactions with unaffiliated persons and did not involve more than the normal risk of collectibility or present other unfavorable features. Additional transactions are expected to take place in the ordinary course of business in the future.

3/20/2003 Proxy Information

Some of the executive officers, directors and proposed nominees for director of Compass and their affiliates are and have been customers of or had transactions with Compass and its subsidiaries in the ordinary course of business. Such transactions include loans made by Compass’ subsidiary banks, all of which were made in the ordinary course of business on substantially the same terms, including interest rates and collateral, as those prevailing at the time for comparable transactions with unaffiliated persons and did not involve more than the normal risk of collectibility or present other unfavorable features. Additional transactions may be expected to take place with the subsidiary banks in the ordinary course of business in the future.

During fiscal year 2002, Jerry W. Powell, General Counsel and Secretary of Compass and Compass Bank, maintained a loan for the purpose of, among other things, financing the exercise of options to acquire shares of Compass’ common stock. Mr. Powell’s loan bore interest at the rate of Compass Bank Prime, was payable quarterly with the principal due on demand, and was secured by shares of Compass’ common stock in accordance with applicable regulations. Such loan was repaid on October 1, 2002, and the largest amount of indebtedness outstanding on such loan during fiscal year 2002 was $495,800.

During fiscal year 2002, George M. Boltwood, Executive Vice President -Corporate Banking of Compass Bank, maintained an unsecured loan originated in December 1998. Mr. Boltwood’s loan bore interest at the Compass Bank Prime rate and was payable quarterly with the principal due on demand. Such loan was repaid on September 19, 2002, and the largest amount of indebtedness outstanding on such loan during fiscal year 2002 was $83,633.

During fiscal year 2002, E. Lee Harris, Jr., Executive Vice President -Human Resources of Compass Bank, maintained a loan for the purpose of, among other things, financing the exercise of options to acquire shares of Compass’ common stock. Mr. Harris’ loan bore interest at the Compass Bank Prime rate, was payable quarterly with the principal due on demand and was secured by shares of Compass’ common stock in accordance with applicable regulations. Such loans were repaid on November 29, 2002, and the largest amount of indebtedness outstanding on such loan during fiscal year 2002 was $770,762.

During fiscal year 2002, D. Stevenson Ferguson, Jr., formerly Executive Vice President – Asset Management of Compass Bank, maintained a loan for the purpose of, among other things, financing the exercise of options to acquire shares of common stock. Mr. Ferguson’s loan bore interest at the Compass Bank Prime rate, was payable quarterly with the principal due on demand and was secured by shares of the Compass’ common stock in accordance with applicable regulations. Such loan was repaid on November 7, 2002, and the largest amount of indebtedness outstanding on such loan during fiscal year 2002 was $311,597. Effective December 31, 2002, Mr. Ferguson resigned his position as Executive Vice President – Asset Management of Compass Bank.