Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies, 59789-59790 [E6-16737]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 196 / Wednesday, October 11, 2006 / Notices Federal Communications Commission. William F. Caton, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 06–8639 Filed 10–6–06; 2:18 pm] FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM BILLING CODE 6712–01–P 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 November 3, 2006. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia (Michael E. Collins, Senior Vice President) 100 North 6th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19105– 1521: 1. Conestoga Bancorp, Inc., Chester Springs, Pennsylvania; to merge with PSB Bancorp, Inc., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of First Penn Bank, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In connection with this application, Applicant also has applied to acquire Jade Abstract Company, Feasterville, Pennsylvania, and engage in providing real estate settlement services, and Jade Insurance Agency, Inc., Feasterville, Pennsylvania, and engage in providing credit insurance, pursuant to sections 225.28(b)(2)(viii) and 225.28(b)(11)(i) of Regulation Y respectively. FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisition of Shares of Bank or Bank Holding Companies pwalker on PRODPC60 with NOTICES The notificants listed below have applied under the Change in Bank Control Act (12 U.S.C. 1817(j)) and § 225.41 of the Board’s Regulation Y (12 CFR 225.41) to acquire a bank or bank holding company. The factors that are considered in acting on the notices are set forth in paragraph 7 of the Act (12 U.S.C. 1817(j)(7)). The notices are available for immediate inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The notices also will be available for inspection at the office of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their views in writing to the Reserve Bank indicated for that notice or to the offices of the Board of Governors. Comments must be received not later than October 24, 2006. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (W. Arthur Tribble, Vice President) 2200 North Pearl Street, Dallas, Texas 75201– 2272: 1. Mark A. Long, McQueeney, Texas, and Kelly Goulart, Seguin, Texas; individually and as trustees for The First Commercial Financial Corp. Employee Stock Ownership Plan, to acquire additional voting shares of First Commercial Financial Corp., Seguin, Texas, and thereby indirectly additional voting shares of First Commercial Bank, National Association, Seguin, Texas. B. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (Jacqueline G. King, Community Affairs Officer) 90 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55480-0291: 1. Katherine Anne Gray, Superior, Wisconsin, to acquire voting shares of Superior National Banc Holding Company, Superior, Wisconsin, and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of Superior Bank, Superior, Wisconsin. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, October 4, 2006. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E6–16704 Filed 10–10–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:17 Oct 10, 2006 Jkt 211001 Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 59789 2. Sterling Banks, Inc. Mount Laurel, New Jersey; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Sterling Bank, Mount Laurel, New Jersey. In connection with this application, applicant also has applied to acquire Farnsworth Bancorp, Inc., Bordentown, New Jersey, and thereby acquire Peoples Savings Bank, Bordentown, New Jersey, and engage in operating a savings bank, pursuant to section 225.25(b)(4)(ii) of Regulation Y. B. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Patrick M. Wilder, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690-1414: 1. Dearborn Bancorp, Inc., Dearborn, Michigan; to merge with Fidelity Financial Corporation of Michigan, Birmingham, Michigan, and thereby indirectly acquire Fidelity Bank, Birmingham, Michigan. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, October 4, 2006. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E6–16705 Filed 10–10–06; 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 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 E:\FR\FM\11OCN1.SGM 11OCN1 59790 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 196 / Wednesday, October 11, 2006 / Notices 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 November 3, 2006. A. Federal Reserve Bank of New York (Anne McEwen, Financial Specialist) 33 Liberty Street, New York, New York 10045-0001: 1. Fort Orange Financial Corporation, Albany New York; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Capital Bank & Trust Company, Albany, New York. B. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Tracy Basinger, Director, Regional and Community Bank Group) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94105-1579: 1. Castle Creek Capital Partners III, L.P., Castle Creek Capital III LLC, Eggemeyer Capital LLC, Ruh Capital LLC, Western States Opportunity LLC, Eggemeyer Family Trust, William J. Ruh Trust, Legions IV Advisory Corp., all located in Rancho Santa Fe, California, and LDF, Inc., Chicago, Illinois; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of BB&T Bancshares, Corp., and thereby indirectly acquire Bloomingdale Bank and Trust, both of Bloomingdale, Illinois. 2. West Valley Bancorp, Inc., Avondale, Arizona; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of West Valley National Bank (in organization), both of Avondale, Arizona. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, October 5, 2006. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E6–16737 Filed 10–10–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S pwalker on PRODPC60 with NOTICES Notice of Proposals to Engage in Permissible Nonbanking Activities or to Acquire Companies that are Engaged in Permissible Nonbanking Activities 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 16:53 Oct 10, 2006 Jkt 211001 Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, October 4, 2006. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E6–16703 Filed 10–10–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Notice of Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Minority Health Office of Minority Health, Office of Public Health and Science, Office of the Secretary, DHHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM VerDate Aug<31>2005 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 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 October 25, 2006. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Patrick M. Wilder, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690-1414: 1. Great River Financial Group, Inc., Burlington, Iowa; to operate a federal Savings Bank upon the conversion of its subsidiary Burlington Bank and Trust, Burlington, Iowa, to a Federal Savings Bank, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(4)(ii) of Regulation Y. SUMMARY: As stipulated by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is hereby giving notice that the Advisory Committee on Minority Health (ACMH) will hold a meeting. This meeting is open to the public. Preregistration is required for both public attendance and comment. Any individual who wishes to attend the meeting and/or participate in the public comment session should e-mail acmb@osophs.dhhs.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The meeting will be held on October 31, 2006, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. DATES: The meeting will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 8777 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. The meeting is accessible from the Silver Spring Metro Station. The Crowne Plaza Hotel will provide shuttle service to and from the Silver Spring Metro Station for individuals attending the ACMH meeting on October 31, 2006. Meeting participants can call the hotel at (301) 589–0800 for shuttle pick-up if they don’t see the shuttle. Meeting participants may also walk the three short blocks to the hotel from the Silver Spring station by existing onto Wayne Avenue and walking toward the Discovery Building. Make a left onto Georgia Avenue and walk the 1 block toward the Crowne Plaza. The hotel will be on the right-hand side. ADDRESSES: Ms. Monica A. Baltimore, Tower Building, 1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite 600, Rockville, Maryland 20852. Phone: 240– 453–2882 Fax: 240–453–2883. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: In accordance with Public Law 105–392, the ACMH was established to provide advice to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health in improving the health of each racial and ethnic minority group and on the development of goals and specific program activities of the Office of Minority Health. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Topics to be discussed during this meeting will include strategies to improve the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through the development of health policies and programs that will help eliminate health disparities, as well as other related issues. Public attendance at the meeting is limited to space available. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should notify the designated contact person at least fourteen business days prior to the meeting. Members of the public will have an opportunity to provide comments at the meeting. Public comments will be limited to three minutes per speaker. Individuals who would like to submit written statements should mail or fax their comments to the Office of Minority Health at least five business days prior to the meeting. Any member of the public who wishes to have printed material distributed to ACMH committee members should submit their materials to Garth Graham, M.D., M.P.H., Executive Secretary, ACMH, Tower Building, 1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite 600, Rockville, Maryland 20852, prior to close of business on October 18, 2006. E:\FR\FM\11OCN1.SGM 11OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 196 (Wednesday, October 11, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 59789-59790]
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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

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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 November 3, 2006.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of New York (Anne McEwen, Financial 
Specialist) 33 Liberty Street, New York, New York 10045-0001:
    1. Fort Orange Financial Corporation, Albany New York; to become a 
bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of 
Capital Bank & Trust Company, Albany, New York.
    B. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Tracy Basinger, Director, 
Regional and Community Bank Group) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, 
California 94105-1579:
    1. Castle Creek Capital Partners III, L.P., Castle Creek Capital 
III LLC, Eggemeyer Capital LLC, Ruh Capital LLC, Western States 
Opportunity LLC, Eggemeyer Family Trust, William J. Ruh Trust, Legions 
IV Advisory Corp., all located in Rancho Santa Fe, California, and LDF, 
Inc., Chicago, Illinois; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of 
BB&T Bancshares, Corp., and thereby indirectly acquire Bloomingdale 
Bank and Trust, both of Bloomingdale, Illinois.
    2. West Valley Bancorp, Inc., Avondale, Arizona; to become a bank 
holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of West 
Valley National Bank (in organization), both of Avondale, Arizona.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, October 5, 
2006.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. E6-16737 Filed 10-10-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6210-01-S