Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies, 37224 [E7-13180]

Download as PDF 37224 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 130 / Monday, July 9, 2007 / Notices from the National Information Center website 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 July 31, 2007. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Burl Thornton, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690-1414: 1. Fenton Financial, Inc., Fenton, Michigan; to acquire 24.9 percent of the voting shares of Premier Commercial Bank, Arizona, N.A., Mesa, Arizona. B. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Todd Offenbacker, Assistant Vice President) 925 Grand Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri 64198-0001: 1. BSB Bancshares, Inc., Lincoln, Nebraska; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Brunswick Bancshares, Inc., and Brunswick State Bank, both of Brunswick, Nebraska. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, July 2, 2007. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E7–13143 Filed 7–6–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM rwilkins on PROD1PC63 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:59 Jul 06, 2007 Jkt 211001 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 July 25, 2007. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (Richard Walker, Community Affairs Officer) P.O. Box 55882, Boston, Massachusetts 02106-2204: 1. Royal Bank of Scotland Group, plc, the Royal Bank of Scotland, plc, RBSG International Holdings Limited, all of Edinburgh, Scotland, Citizens Financial Group, Providence, Rhode Island, Banco Santander Central Hispano, S.A., Madrid, Spain, Santander Holanda B.V., Delft, Netherlands, Fortis N.V., Utrecht, Netherlands, Fortis S.A./ N.V.,Fortis Brussels, S.A./N.V., Fortis Bank S.A./N.V.,all of Brussels, Belgium, Fortis Bank Nederland (Holding) N.V., Utrecht, Netherlands, and RFS Holdings B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands; to control ABN AMRO Holding N.V. Amsterdam, Netherlands, and thereby indirectly acquire ABN AMRO North American Holding Company, LaSalle Bank Corporation, LaSalle Bank National Association, all of Chicago, Illinois, and LaSalle Bank Midwest National Association, Troy, Michigan. In connection with this proposal Fortis Bank Nederland (Holding) N.V., Santander Holand B.V. and RFS Holdings B.V. have applied to become bank holding companies. B. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Glenda Wilson, Community Affairs Officer) 411 Locust Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63166-2034: 1. Porter Bancorp, Inc., Louisville, Kentucky; to acquire 100 percent of Ohio County Bancshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire Kentucky Trust Bank, both of Beaver Dam, Kentucky. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, June 26, 2007. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E7–13180 Filed 7–6–07; 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 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 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 July 9, 2007. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (David Tatum, Vice President) 1000 Peachtree Street, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30309: 1. Inversions Argos S.A., Suramericana de Inversiones S.A., and Bancolombia S.A., all of Medellin, Columbia; to acquire indirectly Bienes y Servicios, S.A., Santa Tecla, El Salvador, and thereby engage in activities related to money transfer services and selling prepaid calling cards through its subsidiary Banagricola de El Salvador, Inc., Los Angeles, California. See Midland Bank, PLC, 76 Federal Reserve Bulletin 860 (1990); Norwest Corporation, 81 Federal Reserve Bulletin (1995) and 81 Federal Reserve Bulletin 1130 (1995); and Popular, Inc., 84 Federal Reserve Bulletin 481 (1998). Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, June 26, 2007. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E7–13148 Filed 7–6–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S The companies listed in this notice have given notice under section 4 of the PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\09JYN1.SGM 09JYN1

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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 July 25, 2007.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (Richard Walker, Community 
Affairs Officer) P.O. Box 55882, Boston, Massachusetts 02106-2204:
    1. Royal Bank of Scotland Group, plc, the Royal Bank of Scotland, 
plc, RBSG International Holdings Limited, all of Edinburgh, Scotland, 
Citizens Financial Group, Providence, Rhode Island, Banco Santander 
Central Hispano, S.A., Madrid, Spain, Santander Holanda B.V., Delft, 
Netherlands, Fortis N.V., Utrecht, Netherlands, Fortis S.A./N.V.,Fortis 
Brussels, S.A./N.V., Fortis Bank S.A./N.V.,all of Brussels, Belgium, 
Fortis Bank Nederland (Holding) N.V., Utrecht, Netherlands, and RFS 
Holdings B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands; to control ABN AMRO Holding N.V. 
Amsterdam, Netherlands, and thereby indirectly acquire ABN AMRO North 
American Holding Company, LaSalle Bank Corporation, LaSalle Bank 
National Association, all of Chicago, Illinois, and LaSalle Bank 
Midwest National Association, Troy, Michigan. In connection with this 
proposal Fortis Bank Nederland (Holding) N.V., Santander Holand B.V. 
and RFS Holdings B.V. have applied to become bank holding companies.
    B. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Glenda Wilson, Community 
Affairs Officer) 411 Locust Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63166-2034:
    1. Porter Bancorp, Inc., Louisville, Kentucky; to acquire 100 
percent of Ohio County Bancshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire 
Kentucky Trust Bank, both of Beaver Dam, Kentucky.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, June 26, 2007.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. E7-13180 Filed 7-6-07; 8:45 am]
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