Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies, 1346 [E8-29]

Download as PDF 1346 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 5 / Tuesday, January 8, 2008 / Notices B. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Burl Thornton, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690–1414: 1. Patricia L. Pierce, Menasha, Wisconsin, to retain voting shares of First Menasha Bancshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly retain voting shares of First National Bank–Fox Valley, both of Neenah, Wisconsin. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, January 3, 2008. Jennifer J. Johnson, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E8–58 Filed 1–7–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM pwalker on PROD1PC71 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 applications 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 February 1, 2008. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Burl Thornton, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690–1414: VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:36 Jan 07, 2008 Jkt 214001 1. Black River BancVenture, Inc., Memphis, Tennessee; to acquire 9.90 percent of the voting shares of Cornerstone Bank, Moorestown, New Jersey. B. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Glenda Wilson, Community Affairs Officer) 411 Locust Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63166–2034: 1. Community First Bancshares, Inc., Harrison, Arkansas; to acquire additional voting shares, for a total of not more 24.99 percent of the voting shares of White River Bancshares Company, Fayetteville, Arkansas, and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of Signature Bank, Fayetteville, Arkansas. C. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (Jacqueline G. King, Community Affairs Officer) 90 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55480–0291: 1. United Citizens 401(K) Savings Plan, Osseo, Wisconsin; to become a bank holding company by acquiring up to 56 percent of the voting shares of United Bancorporation, and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of United Bank, both of Osseo, Wisconsin; Cambridge State Bank, Cambridge, Wisconsin; Lincoln Community Bank, Merrill, Wisconsin; Bank of Poynette, Poynette, Wisconsin; Clark County State Bank, Osceola, Iowa; Farmers State Bank, Stickney, South Dakota; and Farmers & Merchants State Bank, Iroquois, South Dakota. D. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (W. Arthur Tribble, Vice President) 2200 North Pearl Street, Dallas, Texas 75201– 2272: 1. Commerce Financial Corporation, Corpus Christi, Texas; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Security State Bancshares, Inc., and indirectly acquire voting shares of Security State Bank, both of Stockdale, Texas. Comments regarding this application must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors not later than January 28, 2008. E. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Tracy Basinger, Director, Regional and Community Bank Group) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94105–1579: 1. Western Capital Corporation; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Western Capital Bank (in organization), both of Boise, Idaho. PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, January 2, 2008. Jennifer J. Johnson, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E8–29 Filed 1–7–08; 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 applications 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 February 1, 2008. A. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Tracy Basinger, Director, Regional and Community Bank Group) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94105–1579: 1. Western Capital Corporation, Boise, Idaho, and GWY, LLC, Bellevue, Washington; to become bank holding companies by acquiring at least 64 percent of the voting shares of Western Capital Bank (in organization), Boise, Idaho. E:\FR\FM\08JAN1.SGM 08JAN1

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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 applications 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 February 1, 2008.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Burl Thornton, Assistant Vice 
President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690-1414:
    1. Black River BancVenture, Inc., Memphis, Tennessee; to acquire 
9.90 percent of the voting shares of Cornerstone Bank, Moorestown, New 
Jersey.
    B. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Glenda Wilson, Community 
Affairs Officer) 411 Locust Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63166-2034:
    1. Community First Bancshares, Inc., Harrison, Arkansas; to acquire 
additional voting shares, for a total of not more 24.99 percent of the 
voting shares of White River Bancshares Company, Fayetteville, 
Arkansas, and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of Signature 
Bank, Fayetteville, Arkansas.
    C. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (Jacqueline G. King, 
Community Affairs Officer) 90 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota 
55480-0291:
    1. United Citizens 401(K) Savings Plan, Osseo, Wisconsin; to become 
a bank holding company by acquiring up to 56 percent of the voting 
shares of United Bancorporation, and thereby indirectly acquire voting 
shares of United Bank, both of Osseo, Wisconsin; Cambridge State Bank, 
Cambridge, Wisconsin; Lincoln Community Bank, Merrill, Wisconsin; Bank 
of Poynette, Poynette, Wisconsin; Clark County State Bank, Osceola, 
Iowa; Farmers State Bank, Stickney, South Dakota; and Farmers & 
Merchants State Bank, Iroquois, South Dakota.
    D. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (W. Arthur Tribble, Vice 
President) 2200 North Pearl Street, Dallas, Texas 75201-2272:
    1. Commerce Financial Corporation, Corpus Christi, Texas; to become 
a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of 
Security State Bancshares, Inc., and indirectly acquire voting shares 
of Security State Bank, both of Stockdale, Texas. Comments regarding 
this application must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the 
offices of the Board of Governors not later than January 28, 2008.
    E. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Tracy Basinger, Director, 
Regional and Community Bank Group) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, 
California 94105-1579:
    1. Western Capital Corporation; to become a bank holding company by 
acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Western Capital Bank (in 
organization), both of Boise, Idaho.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, January 2, 
2008.
Jennifer J. Johnson,
Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. E8-29 Filed 1-7-08; 8:45 am]
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