Government in the Sunshine Meeting Notice, 61421-61422 [E8-24681]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 201 / Thursday, October 16, 2008 / Notices of the Board of Governors. Comments must be received not later than October 29, 2008. A. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Kenneth Binning, Vice President, Applications and Enforcement) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94105–1579: 1. Fife Commerical Bank 401K ESOP, to acquire voting shares of Puget Sound Financial Services, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of Fife Commercial Bank, all of Fife, Washington. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, October 9, 2008. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E8–24528 Filed 10–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Federal Open Market Committee; Domestic Policy Directive of September 16, 2008 In accordance with § 271.25 of its rules regarding availability of information (12 CFR part 271), there is set forth below the domestic policy directive issued by the Federal Open Market Committee at its meeting held on September 16, 2008.1 The Federal Open Market Committee seeks monetary and financial conditions that will foster price stability and promote sustainable growth in output. To further its long–run objectives, the Committee in the immediate future seeks conditions in reserve markets consistent with maintaining the federal funds rate at an average of around 2 percent. By order of the Federal Open Market Committee, October 7, 2008. Brian F. Madigan, Secretary, Federal Open Market Committee. [FR Doc. E8–24603 Filed 10–15–08; 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 1 Copies of the Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee meeting on September 16, 2008, which includes the domestic policy directive issued at the meeting, are available upon request to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, D.C. 20551. The minutes are published in the Federal Reserve Bulletin and in the Board’s annual report. 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 November 10, 2008. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Todd Offenbacker, Assistant Vice President) 1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, Missouri 64198–0001: 1. Foundation First Corporation, Omaha, Nebraska, to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Western State Bancshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of Western State Bank, both of Waterloo, Nebraska. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, October 9, 2008. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E8–24527 Filed 10–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S 61421 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 November 10, 2008. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Burl Thornton, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690–1414: 1. Hoosier Heartland State Bancorp, Crawfordsville, Indiana, to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Linden State Bancorp, and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of Linden State Bank, both of Linden, Indiana, and New Ross Bancorp, and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of Farmers State Bank, both of New Ross, Indiana. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, October 10, 2008. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E8–24575 Filed 10–15–08; 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 FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Government in the Sunshine Meeting Notice Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. AGENCY HOLDING THE MEETING: 61422 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 201 / Thursday, October 16, 2008 / Notices Citation of Previous Announcement: FR 73, 58592 dated October 7, 2008. FEDERAL REGISTER PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED TIME AND DATE OF THE MEETING: 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, announcement that not only lists applications, but also indicates procedural and other information about the meeting. been canceled. Dated: October 14, 2008. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E8–24681 Filed 10–14–08; 4:15 pm] FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: BILLING CODE 6210–01–P October 14, 2008. CHANGES IN THE MEETING: Meeting has Michelle Smith, Director, or Dave Skidmore, Assistant to the Board, Office of Board Members at 202–452–2955. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: You may call 202–452–3206 beginning at approximately 5 p.m. two business days before the meeting for a recorded announcement of bank and bank holding company applications scheduled for the meeting; or you may contact the Board’s Web site at http:// www.federalreserve.gov for an electronic Trans No. FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION Granting of Request for Early Termination of the Waiting Period Under the Premerger Notification Rules Section 7A of the Clayton Act, 15 U.S.C. 18a, as added by Title H of the Hart-Scott Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, requires Acquiring persons contemplating certain mergers or acquisitions to give the Federal Trade Commission and the Assistant Attorney General advance notice and to wait designated periods before consummation of such plans. Section 7A(b)(2) of the Act permits the agencies, in individual cases, to terminate this waiting period prior to its expiration and requires that notice of this action be published in the Federal Register. The following transactions were granted early termination of the waiting period provided by law and the premerger notification rules. The grants were made by the Federal Trade Commission and the Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice. Neither agency intends to take any action with respect to these proposed acquisitions during the applicable waiting period. Acquired Entities TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION—09/22/2008 20081727 20081730 20081731 20081741 20081744 20081745 20081751 20081752 20081753 20081758 ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... 20081760 20081764 20081766 20081768 20081772 20081774 ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... Audax Private Equity Fund I11, LP ........ Dufry AG ................................................. Newco ..................................................... Sterling Investment Partners II, L.P ....... The Gap, Inc ........................................... Audax Private Equity Fund III, L.P ......... Clayton, Dubilier & Rice Fund VII, L.P ... Sumner M. Redstone .............................. Infosys Technologies Limited ................. American Industrial Partners Capital Fund IV, LP. Anixter International Inc. ......................... MOD Holding Company, L.L.P ............... J.H. Whitney VI, L.P ............................... Vladimir Lisin .......................................... Actuant Corporation ................................ DCP Midstream Partners, LP ................. Andrews Holding, LLC ............................ Newco ..................................................... Dufry AG ................................................. Charles M. Simon ................................... Blue Highways Holdings LLC ................. Mobilex Acquisition Group, LLC ............. Bodycote Plc ........................................... NextMedia Investors LLC ....................... Axon Group plc ....................................... Morgenthaler Partners VIII, L.P .............. Andrews Holding, LLC. Hudson Group Holdings, Inc. Dufry AG. FCX USA, Inc. Athleta, Inc. MX USA, Inc. Bodycote Materials Testing Inc. NextMedia Outdoor, Inc. Axon Group plc. MAI Holdings, Inc. James M. Lindenberg ............................. Miller Distributing of Fort Worth, Inc ....... George and Julianne Arguros ................ Theodore P. Angelopoulos ..................... Cortec Group Fund III, L.P ..................... Ganesh Energy, LLC .............................. World Class Wire and Cable, Inc. Miller Distributing of Fort Worth, Inc. I Products Corporation. Beta Steel Corp. The Cortland Companies, Inc. Michigan Pipeline & Processing, LLC. TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION—09/23/2008 20081723 ......... 20081726 ......... The Odom Corporation ........................... 3M Company .......................................... Francine Loeb ......................................... TSG4 L.P ................................................ 20081769 ......... Prudential Financial Inc .......................... Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company 20081770 ......... Prudential Financial Inc .......................... MC Insurance Agency Services Holdings, LLC. 20081775 ......... OCM Principal Opportunities Fund IV, L.P. Nevada Chemicals, Inc. .......................... Alaska Distributors Co. Meguiar’s, Inc. Meguiar’s International, Inc. Mullin TBG Insurance Agency Services, LLC. TBG Insurance Services Corp. MC Insurance Agency Services, LLC. Mullin TBG Insurance Agency Services, LLC. Nevada Chemicals, Inc. TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION—09/24/2008 20081771 ......... 20081773 ......... Magnesita Refratararios S.A .................. TransDigm Group Incorporated .............. Rhone Partners III LP ............................. General Electric Company ...................... Rearden G Holdings Eins GmbH. Unison Industries, LLC. TRANSACTIONS GRANTED EARLY TERMINATION—09/26/2008 20081701 20081716 20081725 20081755 20081767 ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... 20081777 ......... Warburg Pincus Private Equity X, L.P ... NEC Corporation .................................... Tower Group, Inc .................................... Precision Drilling Trust ............................ Harbinger Capital Partners Offshore Fund I, Ltd. Superior Well Services, Inc .................... Green Dot Corporation ........................... NetCracker Technology Corporation ...... Partners Limited ...................................... Grey Wolf, Inc ......................................... Dr. Rajendra Singh ................................. Green Dot Corporation. NetCracker Technology Corporation. HIG, Inc. Grey Wolf, Inc. TVCC One Six Holdings, LLC. Wexford Partners 9, L.P ......................... Diamondback—Completions LLC.

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 201 (Thursday, October 16, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 61421-61422]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-24681]


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FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM


Government in the Sunshine Meeting Notice

Agency Holding the Meeting: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve 
System.

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Federal Register Citation of Previous Announcement: FR 73, 58592 dated 
October 7, 2008.

Previously Announced Time and Date of the Meeting: 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, 
October 14, 2008.

Changes in the Meeting: Meeting has been canceled.

For more information please contact: Michelle Smith, Director, or Dave 
Skidmore, Assistant to the Board, Office of Board Members at 202-452-
2955.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: You may call 202-452-3206 beginning at 
approximately 5 p.m. two business days before the meeting for a 
recorded announcement of bank and bank holding company applications 
scheduled for the meeting; or you may contact the Board's Web site at 
http://www.federalreserve.gov for an electronic announcement that not 
only lists applications, but also indicates procedural and other 
information about the meeting.

    Dated: October 14, 2008.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
 [FR Doc. E8-24681 Filed 10-14-08; 4:15 pm]
BILLING CODE 6210-01-P