Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies, 28865 [E6-7577]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 96 / Thursday, May 18, 2006 / Notices V, has applied to become a bank holding company. B. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (W. Arthur Tribble, Vice President) 2200 North Pearl Street, Dallas, Texas 752012272: 1. First National Bank Group, Inc.,, Edinberg, Texas; to acquire 9.90 percent of Southside Bancshares, Inc., Tyler, Texas, and indirectly acquire Southside Delaware Financial Corporation, Dover, Delaware, and Southside Bank, Tyler, Texas. C. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Tracy Basinger, Director, Regional and Community Bank Group) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94105-1579: 1. Silver State Bancorp, Henderson, Nevada; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of Choice Bank, Scottsdale, Arizona. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, May 12, 2006. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E6–7499 Filed 5–17–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM wwhite on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:06 May 17, 2006 Jkt 208001 from the National Information Center Web site at http://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 June 12, 2006. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (Richard Walker, Community Affairs Officer) P.O. Box 55882, Boston, Massachusetts 02106-2204: 1. Coastal Affiliates, MHC, , Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts; to become a bank holding company by acquiring Cape Cod Co-operative Bank, Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts. B. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Patrick M. Wilder, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690-1414: 1. Kujawa Family Holdings, Inc., Berlin, Wisconsin; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Farmers & Merchants Bank, Berlin, Wisconsin. 2. RAC Inc., Kohler, Wisconsin; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Ridgestone Financial Services, Inc., Brookfield, Wisconsin, and thereby indirectly acquire Ridgestone Bank, Brookfield, Wisconsin. C. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Glenda Wilson, Community Affairs Officer) 411 Locust Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63166-2034: 1. F &M Bancshares, Inc., Trezevant, Tennessee; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of Citizens City & County Bank, Trenton, Tennessee. D. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Donna J. Ward, Assistant Vice President) 925 Grand Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri 64198-0001: 1. Emprise Financial Corporation, Wichita, Kansas; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of Prairie Capital, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire Prairie State Bank, both in Augusta, Kansas. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, May 15, 2006. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E6–7577 Filed 5–17–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION 28865 SUMMARY: The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of Federal law prohibiting unfair or deceptive acts or practices or unfair methods of competition. The attached Analysis to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the complaint and the terms of the consent order—embodied in the consent agreement—that would settle these allegations. DATES: Comments must be received on or before June 12, 2006. ADDRESSES: Interested parties are invited to submit written comments. Comments should refer to ‘‘Basic Research LLC, Docket No. 9318,’’ to facilitate the organization of comments. A comment filed in paper form should include this reference both in the text and on the envelope, and should be mailed or delivered to the following address: Federal Trade Commission/ Office of the Secretary, Room 135–H, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20580. Comments containing confidential material must be filed in paper form, must be clearly labeled ‘‘Confidential,’’ and must comply with Commission Rule 4.9(c). 16 CFR 4.9(c) (2005).1 The FTC is requesting that any comment filed in paper form be sent by courier or overnight service, if possible, because U.S. postal mail in the Washington area and at the Commission is subject to delay due to heightened security precautions. Comments that do not contain any nonpublic information may instead be filed in electronic form as part of or as an attachment to e-mail messages directed to the following email box: consentagreement@ftc.gov. The FTC Act and other laws the Commission administers permit the collection of public comments to consider and use in this proceeding as appropriate. All timely and responsive public comments, whether filed in paper or electronic form, will be considered by the Commission, and will be available to the public on the FTC Web site, to the extent practicable, at http://www.ftc.gov. As a matter of discretion, the FTC makes every effort to remove home contact information for individuals from the public comments it receives before placing those comments on the FTC Web site. More information, including routine uses permitted by the [Docket No. 9318] Basic Research LLC, et al.; Analysis of Agreement Containing Consent Order To Aid Public Comment Federal Trade Commission. Proposed consent agreement. AGENCY: ACTION: PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1 The comment must be accompanied by an explicit request for confidential treatment, including the factual and legal basis for the request, and must identify the specific portions of the comment to be withheld from the public record. The request will be granted or denied by the Commission’s General Counsel, consistent with applicable law and the public interest. See Commission Rule 4.9(c), 16 CFR 4.9(c). E:\FR\FM\18MYN1.SGM 18MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 96 (Thursday, May 18, 2006)]
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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 Web site at http://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 June 12, 2006.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (Richard Walker, Community 
Affairs Officer) P.O. Box 55882, Boston, Massachusetts 02106-2204:
    1. Coastal Affiliates, MHC, , Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts; to 
become a bank holding company by acquiring Cape Cod Co-operative Bank, 
Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts.
    B. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Patrick M. Wilder, Assistant 
Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690-1414:
    1. Kujawa Family Holdings, Inc., Berlin, Wisconsin; to become a 
bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of 
Farmers & Merchants Bank, Berlin, Wisconsin.
    2. RAC Inc., Kohler, Wisconsin; to become a bank holding company by 
acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Ridgestone Financial 
Services, Inc., Brookfield, Wisconsin, and thereby indirectly acquire 
Ridgestone Bank, Brookfield, Wisconsin.
    C. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Glenda Wilson, Community 
Affairs Officer) 411 Locust Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63166-2034:
    1. F &M Bancshares, Inc., Trezevant, Tennessee; to acquire 100 
percent of the voting shares of Citizens City & County Bank, Trenton, 
Tennessee.
    D. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Donna J. Ward, Assistant 
Vice President) 925 Grand Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri 64198-0001:
    1. Emprise Financial Corporation, Wichita, Kansas; to acquire 100 
percent of the voting shares of Prairie Capital, Inc., and thereby 
indirectly acquire Prairie State Bank, both in Augusta, Kansas.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, May 15, 2006.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. E6-7577 Filed 5-17-06; 8:45 am]
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