Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies, 18250 [E7-6847]

Download as PDF 18250 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 69 / Wednesday, April 11, 2007 / Notices Properties Trust Dated July 30, 1998; to retain control of Dickinson Financial Corporation II, Kansas City, Missouri, and its subsidiaries including: Dickinson Financial Corporation and Bank Midwest, National Association, both in Kansas City, Missouri; Armed Forces Bank, National Association, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Armed Forces Bank of California National Association, San Diego, California; Academy Bank, National Association, Colorado Springs, Colorado; Southern Commerce Bank, National Association, Tampa, Florida; and SunBank, National Association, Phoenix, Arizona, (in organization). Jane and Burton Dickinson also are filing to become members of the Dickinson Family Group, a group acting in concert, to control the above listed organizations. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, April 6, 2007. Jennifer J. Johnson, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E7–6849 Filed 4–10–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM cprice-sewell on PRODPC61 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 (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/. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:09 Apr 10, 2007 Jkt 211001 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 May 7, 2007. A. Federal Reserve Bank of New York (Anne MacEwen, Bank Applications Officer) 33 Liberty Street, New York, New York 10045-0001: 1. The Bank of Nova Scotia, Toronto, Canada; to acquire 10 percent of voting shares of First Bancorp, San Juan, Puerto Rico, and thereby acquire FirstBank Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico. In connection with this application, Applicant also has applied to acquire Ponce General Corporation, San Juan, Puerto Rico and thereby acquire First Bank Florida, Miami, Florida, and thereby operate a savings association pursuant to section 225.25 (b)(4) of Regulation Y. B. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Patrick M. Wilder, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690-1414: 1. LeRoy C. Darby, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Monona, Iowa; to acquire 91.33 percent of the voting shares of Leroy C. Darby, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquiring Freedombank both of Elkader, Iowa. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, April 6, 2007. Jennifer J. Johnson, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E7–6847 Filed 4–10–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM 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 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 PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 May 7, 2007. A. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Tracy Basinger, Director, Regional and Community Bank Group) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94105-1579: 1. Franklin Resources Inc., San Mateo, California, to retain 5.03 percent of Hudson City Bancorp, Inc., and thereby indirectly retain shares of its subsidiary, Hudson City Savings Bank, FSB, both of Paramus, New Jersey, and thereby engage in operating a savings association, pursuant to section 225.28 (b)(4) of Regulation Y. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, April 6, 2007. Jennifer J. Johnson, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E7–6848 Filed 4–10–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL RETIREMENT THRIFT INVESTMENT BOARD Sunshine Act; Notice of Meeting 9 a.m. (Eastern Time) April 16, 2007. PLACE: 4th Floor Conference Room, 1250 H Street, NW., Washington, DC 20005. STATUS: Parts will be open to the public and parts closed to the public MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: TIME AND DATE: Parts Open to the Public 1. Approval of the minutes of the March 19, 2007 Board member meeting 2. Thrift Savings Plan activity report by the Executive Director a. Monthly Participant Activity Report b. Legislative Report 3. Quarterly Reports a. Investment Policy Review b. Vendor Financial Reports 4. Financial Audit Report Parts Closed to the Public 5. Personnel CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Thomas J. Trabucco, Director, Office of External Affairs, (202) 942–1640. E:\FR\FM\11APN1.SGM 11APN1

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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 May 7, 2007.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of New York (Anne MacEwen, Bank 
Applications Officer) 33 Liberty Street, New York, New York 10045-0001:
    1. The Bank of Nova Scotia, Toronto, Canada; to acquire 10 percent 
of voting shares of First Bancorp, San Juan, Puerto Rico, and thereby 
acquire FirstBank Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico. In connection 
with this application, Applicant also has applied to acquire Ponce 
General Corporation, San Juan, Puerto Rico and thereby acquire First 
Bank Florida, Miami, Florida, and thereby operate a savings association 
pursuant to section 225.25 (b)(4) of Regulation Y.
    B. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Patrick M. Wilder, Assistant 
Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690-1414:
    1. LeRoy C. Darby, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Monona, 
Iowa; to acquire 91.33 percent of the voting shares of Leroy C. Darby, 
Inc., and thereby indirectly acquiring Freedombank both of Elkader, 
Iowa.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, April 6, 2007.
Jennifer J. Johnson,
Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. E7-6847 Filed 4-10-07; 8:45 am]
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