Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies, 71543-71544 [E6-20933]

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Dove, Secretary of the Commission. [FR Doc. 06–9648 Filed 12–7–06; 3:48 pm] BILLING CODE 6715–01–M 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. E:\FR\FM\11DEN1.SGM 11DEN1 71544 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 237 / Monday, December 11, 2006 / Notices 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 5, 2007. A. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Glenda Wilson, Community Affairs Officer) 411 Locust Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63166-2034: 1. Tyronza Bancshares, Marked Tree, Arkansas; to acquire up to 7.10 percent of the voting shares of Central Bank, Little Rock, Arkansas. 2. Cross County Bancshares, Inc., Wynne, Arkansas; to acquire up to 10.66 percent of the voting shares of Central Bank, Little Rock, Arkansas. 3. Lonoke Bancshares, Inc., Lonoke, Arkansas; to acquire up to 10.66 percent of the voting shares of Central Bank, Little Rock, Arkansas. FEDERAL RETIREMENT THRIFT INVESTMENT BOARD Sunshine Act Meeting Notice TIME AND DATE: 10 a.m. (EST); December 18, 2006. 4th Floor Conference Room, 1250 H Street, NW., Washington, DC. PLACE: STATUS: Open. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: 1. Approval of the minutes of the November 20, 2006 Board member meeting. 2. Thrift Savings Plan activity report by the Executive Director. a. Monthly Performance Report. b. Monthly Investment Report. c. Legislative Report. 3. Participant Survey Update. CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Thomas J. Trabucco, Director, Office of External Affairs, (202) 942–1640. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, December 5, 2006. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E6–20933 Filed 12–08–E6; 8:45 am] Dated: December 7, 2006. Thomas K. Emswiler, Secretary to the Board, Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board. [FR Doc. 06–9646 Filed 12–7–06; 1:50 pm] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S BILLING CODE 6760–01–P Trans No. Acquiring FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION Granting of Request for Early Termination of the Waiting Period Under the Premerger Notification Rules Section 7A of the Clayton Act, 15 U.S.C. 18a, as added by Title II of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, requires persons contemplating certain mergers or acquisitions to give the Federal Trade Commission and the Assistant Attorney General advance notice and to wait designated periods before consummation of such plans. 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Roche Holding Ltd .................................. USI Holdings Corporation ....................... Informa, Plc ............................................. Erniesio Bertarelli .................................... Misys plc ................................................. CMS Energy Corporation ....................... ACS Media Income Fund ....................... Bertarelli Biotech S.A. Misys plc. Consumers Energy Company. ACS Media Canada Inc. 20070083 20070087 20070090 20070099 ......... ......... ......... ......... Robyn Simon .......................................... InterMune, Inc ......................................... Kibble & Prentice Holding Company ...... Lawrence Erlbaum .................................. Sharad Kumar Tak ................................. Ronald H. Van Den Heuvel .................... ......... ......... ......... ......... Ralcorp Holdings, Inc ............................. Sequoia Capital XI, L.P .......................... J.C. Flowers I LP .................................... Arrowpoint Capital Corp ......................... 20070119 ......... 20070120 ......... Steve S. Chen ........................................ Chad M. Hurley ....................................... Terry R. Knutson and Rose Knutson ..... Google, Inc ............................................. USAgencies, L.L.C. ................................ Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Group plc. Google Inc .............................................. Google Inc .............................................. Holdco (LLC). InterMune, Inc. Kibble & Prentice Holding Company. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc., Publishers. New Concept Press, Inc. The Analytic Press, Inc. Eco Fibre, Inc. Oconto Falls Tissue, Inc. Recovering Aqua Resources, Inc. Cottage Bakery, Inc. Google, Inc. USAgencies, L.L.C. Arrowpoint General Partnership. 20070100 20070102 20070103 20070106 20070113 Google Inc. Google Inc. 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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 237 (Monday, December 11, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 71543-71544]
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[FR Doc No: E6-20933]


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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.

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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 5, 2007.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Glenda Wilson, Community 
Affairs Officer) 411 Locust Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63166-2034:
    1. Tyronza Bancshares, Marked Tree, Arkansas; to acquire up to 7.10 
percent of the voting shares of Central Bank, Little Rock, Arkansas.
    2. Cross County Bancshares, Inc., Wynne, Arkansas; to acquire up to 
10.66 percent of the voting shares of Central Bank, Little Rock, 
Arkansas.
    3. Lonoke Bancshares, Inc., Lonoke, Arkansas; to acquire up to 
10.66 percent of the voting shares of Central Bank, Little Rock, 
Arkansas.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, December 5, 
2006.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. E6-20933 Filed 12-08-E6; 8:45 am]
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