Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies, 69566 [E6-20322]

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Dated: November 24, 2006. Jill M. Crumpacker, Executive Director. [FR Doc. E6–20330 Filed 11–30–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6727–01–P PO 00000 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 December 28, 2006. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Donna J. Ward, Assistant Vice President) 925 Grand Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri 64198–0001: 1. First Fidelity Bancorp, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of Western Security Holding, Co., Ltd., and thereby indirectly acquire Western Security Bank, both of Scottsdale, Arizona. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, November 28, 2006. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E6–20322 Filed 11–30–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\01DEN1.SGM 01DEN1

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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 December 28, 2006.

    A. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Donna J. Ward, Assistant 
Vice President) 925 Grand Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri 64198-0001:
    1. First Fidelity Bancorp, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; to acquire 100 
percent of the voting shares of Western Security Holding, Co., Ltd., 
and thereby indirectly acquire Western Security Bank, both of 
Scottsdale, Arizona.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, November 28, 
2006.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. E6-20322 Filed 11-30-06; 8:45 am]
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