Banks and bank holding companies: Formations, acquisitions, and mergers, 34250 [E7-12014]


[Federal Register: June 21, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 119)]
[Page 34250]
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Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding

    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

    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 July 16, 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. WCB Holdings, Inc.; to become a bank holding company by
acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Western Commercial Bank,
both of Woodland Hills, California.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, June 18, 2007.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. E7-12014 Filed 6-20-07; 8:45 am]