Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies, 10764 [E7-4173]

Download as PDF jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES 10764 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 46 / Friday, March 9, 2007 / Notices is given confidential treatment (5 U.S.C. §§ 552 (b)(4) and (b)(6)). Abstract: The Federal Reserve uses this information to define relevant banking markets for specific merger and acquisition applications and to evaluate changes in competition that would result from proposed transactions. 4. Report title: Notice of Branch Closure Agency form number: FR 4031 OMB control number: 7100–0264 Frequency: On occasion Reporters: State member banks Annual burden hours: 422 hours Estimated average hours per response: Reporting requirements, 2 hours; Disclosure requirements, 1 hour; Recordkeeping requirements, 8 hours. Number of respondents: 124 General description of report: This information collection is mandatory (12 U.S.C. 1831r–l(a)(1)) and may be given confidential treatment upon request (5 U.S.C. 552(b)(4)). Abstract: The mandatory reporting, recordkeeping, and disclosure requirements regarding the closing of any branch of an insured depository institution are imposed by section 228 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act of 1991. There is no reporting form associated with the reporting portion of this information collection; state member banks notify the Federal Reserve by letter prior to closing a branch. The Federal Reserve uses the information to fulfill its statutory obligation to supervise state member banks. 5. Report title: Reports Related to Securities of State Member Banks as Required by Regulation H. Agency form number: Reg H–1 OMB Control number: 7100–0091 Frequency: Quarterly and on occasion Reporters: State member banks Annual reporting hours: 1,477 hours Estimated average hours per response: 5.11 hours Number of respondents: 17 General description of report: This information collection is mandatory (15 U.S.C. 781(i)) and is not given confidential treatment. Abstract: The Federal Reserve(s Regulation H requires certain state member banks to submit information relating to their securities to the Federal Reserve on the same forms that bank holding companies and nonbank entities use to submit similar information to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The information is primarily used for public disclosure and is available to the public upon request. VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:24 Mar 08, 2007 Jkt 211001 Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, March 6, 2007. Jennifer J. Johnson, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E7–4264 Filed 3–8–07; 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 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 April 2, 2007. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (Jacqueline G. King, Community Affairs Officer) 90 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55480-0291: 1. BlackRidge Financial, Inc., Fargo, North Dakota , to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of BlackRidgeBANK, Fargo, North Dakota, a de novo bank. B. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (W. Arthur Tribble, Vice President) 2200 North Pearl Street, Dallas, Texas 752012272: 1. Woodforest Financial Group, Inc., The Woodlands, Texas; to acquire 100 PO 00000 Frm 00135 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 percent of the voting shares of Olympic Savings, SSB, Refugio, Texas. Upon consummation, Woodforest Final Group, Inc., will convert Olympic Bank into a federal savings bank and change its name to Woodforest Bank, FSB, Refugio, Texas, and thereby engage in owning and operating a savings and loan association, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(4)(ii) of Regulation Y. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, March 5, 2007. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E7–4173 Filed 3–8–07; 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 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 April 5, 2007. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (Richard Walker, Community Affairs Officer) P.O. Box 55882, Boston, Massachusetts 02106-2204: E:\FR\FM\09MRN1.SGM 09MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 46 (Friday, March 9, 2007)]
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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 April 2, 2007.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (Jacqueline G. King, 
Community Affairs Officer) 90 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota 
55480-0291:
    1. BlackRidge Financial, Inc., Fargo, North Dakota , to acquire 100 
percent of the voting shares of BlackRidgeBANK, Fargo, North Dakota, a 
de novo bank.
    B. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (W. Arthur Tribble, Vice 
President) 2200 North Pearl Street, Dallas, Texas 75201-2272:
    1. Woodforest Financial Group, Inc., The Woodlands, Texas; to 
acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of Olympic Savings, SSB, 
Refugio, Texas. Upon consummation, Woodforest Final Group, Inc., will 
convert Olympic Bank into a federal savings bank and change its name to 
Woodforest Bank, FSB, Refugio, Texas, and thereby engage in owning and 
operating a savings and loan association, pursuant to section 
225.28(b)(4)(ii) of Regulation Y.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, March 5, 2007.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. E7-4173 Filed 3-8-07; 8:45 am]
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