Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies, 45832-45833 [E6-13026]

Download as PDF 45832 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 154 / Thursday, August 10, 2006 / Notices acquire up to 40 percent of the voting shares of Hampshire First Bank, Manchester, New Hampshire (in formation). B. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Glenda Wilson, Community Affairs Officer) 411 Locust Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63166-2034: 1. United Citizens Bancorp, Inc., Columbia, Kentucky; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of United Citizens Bank of Southern Kentucky, Inc., Columbia, Kentucky. C. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Donna J. Ward, Assistant Vice President) 925 Grand Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri 64198-0001: 1. First Liberty Capital Corporation Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Hugo, Colorado; to acquire an additional 1.59 percent, for a total of 31.39 percent, of the voting shares of First Liberty Capital Corporation, and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of First National Bank of Hugo, both of Hugo, Colorado. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, August 4, 2006. Jennifer J. Johnson, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E6–13012 Filed 8–9–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM rwilkins 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:27 Aug 09, 2006 Jkt 208001 (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 September 5, 2006. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (Richard Walker, Community Affairs Officer) P.O. Box 55882, Boston, Massachusetts 02106-2204: 1. Meridian Financial Services, Inc., and its wholly–owned subsidiary, Meridian Interstate Bancorp, Inc., both of East Boston, Massachusetts; to acquire up to 40 percent of the voting shares of Hampshire First Bank, Manchester, New Hampshire (in formation). B. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Glenda Wilson, Community Affairs Officer) 411 Locust Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63166-2034: 1. United Citizens Bancorp, Inc., Columbia, Kentucky; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of United Citizens Bank of Southern Kentucky, Inc., Columbia, Kentucky. C. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Donna J. Ward, Assistant Vice President) 925 Grand Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri 64198-0001: 1. First Liberty Capital Corporation Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Hugo, Colorado; to acquire an additional 1.59 percent, for a total of 31.39 percent, of the voting shares of First Liberty Capital Corporation, and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of First National Bank of Hugo, both of Hugo, Colorado. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, August 4, 2006. Jennifer J. Johnson, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E6–13014 Filed 8–9–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S 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 PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 September 5, 2006. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Patrick M. Wilder, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690-1414: 1. Anita Bancorporation, Atlantic, Iowa; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of The First National Bank of Brewster, Brewster, Minnesota. Comments regarding this application must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors not later than August 21, 2006. 2. Ogden Bancshares, Inc., Ames, Iowa; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of Vision Bank (in organization), West Des Moines, Iowa. B. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Tracy Basinger, Director, Regional and Community Bank Group) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94105-1579: 1. Belvedere Capital Fund II L.P., and Belvedere Capital Partners II LLC, both of San Francisco, California; to acquire up to 15 percent of the voting shares of Promerica Bank (in organization), Los Angeles, California. E:\FR\FM\10AUN1.SGM 10AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 154 / Thursday, August 10, 2006 / Notices 45833 Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, August 4, 2006. Jennifer J. Johnson, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E6–13011 Filed 8–9–06; 8:45 am] Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, August 4, 2006. Jennifer J. Johnson, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E6–13013 Filed 8–9–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S BILLING CODE 6210–01–S BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Notice of Proposals to Engage in Permissible Nonbanking Activities or to Acquire Companies that are Engaged in Permissible Nonbanking Activities rwilkins on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, August 7, 2006. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E6–13026 Filed 8–9–06; 8:45 am] Notice of Proposals to Engage in Permissible Nonbanking Activities or to Acquire Companies that are Engaged in Permissible Nonbanking Activities DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES The companies listed in this notice have given notice under section 4 of the Bank Holding Company Act (12 U.S.C. 1843) (BHC Act) and Regulation Y (12 CFR Part 225) to engage de novo, or to acquire or control voting securities or assets of a company, including the companies listed below, that engages either directly or through a subsidiary or other company, in a nonbanking activity that is listed in § 225.28 of Regulation Y (12 CFR 225.28) or that the Board has determined by Order to be closely related to banking and permissible for bank holding companies. Unless otherwise noted, these activities will be conducted throughout the United States. Each notice is available for inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The notice also will be available for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may 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 Web site at hhtp://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 August 24, 2006. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Patrick M. Wilder, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690-1414: 1. Bankers’ Bancorp, Inc., Springfield, Illinois; to acquire 25 percent of the voting shares of 1st St. Louis Securities, St. Louis, Missouri, through it wholly– owned subsidiary, Independent Bankers’ Bank, Springfield, Illinois, and thereby engage in securities brokerage, private placement services, and underwriting government obligations and money market instruments, pursuant to sections 225.28(b)(7)(i), (b)(7)(iii), and (b)(8)(i) of Regulation Y. The companies listed in this notice have given notice under section 4 of the Bank Holding Company Act (12 U.S.C. 1843) (BHC Act) and Regulation Y (12 CFR Part 225) to engage de novo, or to acquire or control voting securities or assets of a company, including the companies listed below, that engages either directly or through a subsidiary or other company, in a nonbanking activity that is listed in § 225.28 of Regulation Y (12 CFR 225.28) or that the Board has determined by Order to be closely related to banking and permissible for bank holding companies. Unless otherwise noted, these activities will be conducted throughout the United States. Each notice is available for inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The notice also will be available for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may 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 Web site at http://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 August 24, 2006. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Patrick M. Wilder, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690-1414: 1. Bankers’ Bancorp, Inc., Springfield, Illinois; to acquire 25 percent of the voting shares of 1st St. Louis Securities, St. Louis, Missouri, through it wholly– owned subsidiary, Independent Bankers’ Bank, Springfield, Illinois, and thereby engage in securities brokerage, private placement services, and underwriting government obligations and money market instruments, pursuant to sections 225.28(b)(7)(i), (b)(7)(iii), and (b)(8)(i) of Regulation Y. VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:27 Aug 09, 2006 Jkt 208001 PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Assistant Secretary for Planning & Evaluation; Medicaid Program; Meeting of the Medicaid Commission— September 6–7, 2006 Assistant Secretary for Planning & Evaluation (ASPE), HHS. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice announces a public meeting of the Medicaid Commission. Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2, section 10(a)(1) and (a)(2)). The Medicaid Commission will advise the Secretary on ways to modernize the Medicaid program so that it can provide highquality health care to its beneficiaries in a financially sustainable way. This notice also announces the release of one Commissioner from service on the Medicaid Commission and the appointment of one new individual to serve on the Medicaid Commission. DATES: The Meeting: September 6–7, 2006. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. on September 6 and 7. Special Accommodations: Persons attending the meeting who are hearing or visually impaired, or have a condition that requires special assistance or accommodations, are asked to notify the Medicaid Commission by August 28th, 2006 (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). ADDRESSES: The Meeting: The meeting will be held at the following address: Doubletree Crystal City, 300 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, Virginia 22202, United States, telephone: (703) 416–4100, fax: (703) 416–4126. Web site: You may access up-to-date information on the Medicaid Commission at http://aspe.hhs.gov/ medicaid/. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Margaret Reiser, (202) 205–8255. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On May 24, 2005, we published a notice (70 FR 29765) announcing the Medicaid Commission and requesting nominations for individuals to serve on the Medicaid Commission. This notice announces a public meeting of the Medicaid Commission. This notice also announces the release of one E:\FR\FM\10AUN1.SGM 10AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 154 (Thursday, August 10, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 45832-45833]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-13026]


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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 September 5, 2006.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Patrick M. Wilder, Assistant 
Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690-1414:
    1. Anita Bancorporation, Atlantic, Iowa; to acquire 100 percent of 
the voting shares of The First National Bank of Brewster, Brewster, 
Minnesota. Comments regarding this application must be received at the 
Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors not 
later than August 21, 2006.
    2. Ogden Bancshares, Inc., Ames, Iowa; to acquire 100 percent of 
the voting shares of Vision Bank (in organization), West Des Moines, 
Iowa.
    B. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Tracy Basinger, Director, 
Regional and Community Bank Group) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, 
California 94105-1579:
    1. Belvedere Capital Fund II L.P., and Belvedere Capital Partners 
II LLC, both of San Francisco, California; to acquire up to 15 percent 
of the voting shares of Promerica Bank (in organization), Los Angeles, 
California.


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    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, August 7, 
2006.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. E6-13026 Filed 8-9-06; 8:45 am]
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