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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 1 / Tuesday, January 3, 2006 / Notices Dated: December 9, 2005. Matt Hale, Director, Office of Solid Waste. • Accordingly, the notice of funding availability published in the Federal Register on November 23, 2005 (70FR 70828) is withdrawn. [FR Doc. 05–24425 Filed 12–30–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies rmajette on DSK29S0YB1PROD with NOTICES6 The companies listed in this notice have applied to the Board for approval, pursuant to the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 (12 U.S.C. 1841 et seq.) (BHC Act), Regulation Y (12 CFR Part 225), and all other applicable statutes and regulations to become a bank holding company and/or to acquire the assets or the ownership of, control of, or the power to vote shares of a bank or bank holding company and all of the banks and nonbanking companies owned by the bank holding company, including the companies listed below. The applications listed below, as well as other related filings required by the Board, are available for immediate inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The application also will be available for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their views in writing on the standards enumerated in the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1842(c)). If the proposal also involves the acquisition of a nonbanking company, the review also includes whether the acquisition of the nonbanking company complies with the standards in section 4 of the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1843). Unless otherwise noted, nonbanking activities will be conducted throughout the United States. Additional information on all bank holding companies may be obtained from the National Information Center website at www.ffiec.gov/nic/. Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding each of these applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors not later than January 27, 2006. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (Richard Walker, Community Affairs Officer) P.O. Box 55882, Boston, Massachusetts 02106-2204: 1. First Connecticut Bancorp, Inc., Farmington, Connecticut; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Farmington Savings Bank, Farmington, Connecticut. VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:46 Nov 10, 2010 Jkt 223001 B. Federal Reserve Bank of New York (Jay Bernstein, Bank Supervision Officer) 33 Liberty Street, New York, New York 10045-0001: 1. New York Community Bancorp, Inc., and New York Community Newco, Inc., both of Westbury, New York; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of Atlantic Bank of New York, New York, New York. C. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (W. Arthur Tribble, Vice President) 2200 North Pearl Street, Dallas, Texas 752012272: 1. Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc., San Antonio, Texas, and The New Galveston Company, Wilmington, Delaware; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of Alamo Corporation of Texas, Alamo, Texas, and thereby indirectly acquire Alamo Corporation of Delaware, Wilmington, Delaware, and Alamo Bank of Texas, Alamo, Texas. 2. Mesquite Financial Services, Inc., Alice, Texas; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of Nichols Bancshares, Inc., Kenedy, Texas, and thereby indirectly acquire J M Nichols, Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, and First– Nichols National Bank, Kenedy, Texas. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, December 28, 2005. Jennifer J. Johnson, Secretary of the Board. 119 express their views in writing on the question whether the proposal complies with the standards of section 4 of the BHC Act. Additional information on all bank holding companies may be obtained from the National Information Center website at www.ffiec.gov/nic/. Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding the applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors not later than January 17, 2006. A. Federal Reserve Bank of New York (Jay Bernstein, Bank Supervision Officer) 33 Liberty Street, New York, New York 10045-0001: 1. 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FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM


Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding 
Companies

    The companies listed in this notice have applied to the Board for 
approval, pursuant to the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 (12 U.S.C. 
1841 et seq.) (BHC Act), Regulation Y (12 CFR Part 225), and all other 
applicable statutes and regulations to become a bank holding company 
and/or to acquire the assets or the ownership of, control of, or the 
power to vote shares of a bank or bank holding company and all of the 
banks and nonbanking companies owned by the bank holding company, 
including the companies listed below.
    The applications listed below, as well as other related filings 
required by the Board, are available for immediate inspection at the 
Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The application also will be available 
for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Interested 
persons may express their views in writing on the standards enumerated 
in the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1842(c)). If the proposal also involves the 
acquisition of a nonbanking company, the review also includes whether 
the acquisition of the nonbanking company complies with the standards 
in section 4 of the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1843). Unless otherwise noted, 
nonbanking activities will be conducted throughout the United States. 
Additional information on all bank holding companies may be obtained 
from the National Information Center website at www.ffiec.gov/nic/.
    Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding each of these 
applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the 
offices of the Board of Governors not later than January 27, 2006.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (Richard Walker, Community 
Affairs Officer) P.O. Box 55882, Boston, Massachusetts 02106-2204:
    1. First Connecticut Bancorp, Inc., Farmington, Connecticut; to 
become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting 
shares of Farmington Savings Bank, Farmington, Connecticut.
    B. Federal Reserve Bank of New York (Jay Bernstein, Bank 
Supervision Officer) 33 Liberty Street, New York, New York 10045-0001:
    1. New York Community Bancorp, Inc., and New York Community Newco, 
Inc., both of Westbury, New York; to acquire 100 percent of the voting 
shares of Atlantic Bank of New York, New York, New York.
    C. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (W. Arthur Tribble, Vice 
President) 2200 North Pearl Street, Dallas, Texas 75201-2272:
    1. Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc., San Antonio, Texas, and The New 
Galveston Company, Wilmington, Delaware; to acquire 100 percent of the 
voting shares of Alamo Corporation of Texas, Alamo, Texas, and thereby 
indirectly acquire Alamo Corporation of Delaware, Wilmington, Delaware, 
and Alamo Bank of Texas, Alamo, Texas.
    2. Mesquite Financial Services, Inc., Alice, Texas; to acquire 100 
percent of the voting shares of Nichols Bancshares, Inc., Kenedy, 
Texas, and thereby indirectly acquire J M Nichols, Inc., Wilmington, 
Delaware, and First-Nichols National Bank, Kenedy, Texas.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, December 28, 
2005.
Jennifer J. Johnson,
Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. E5-8194 Filed 12-30-05; 8:45 am]
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