Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies, 35681 [2012-14578]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 115 / Thursday, June 14, 2012 / Notices Dated: June 11, 2012. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2012–14579 Filed 6–13–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD 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 will also 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. 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 9, 2012. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (E. Ann Worthy, Vice President) 2200 North Pearl Street, Dallas, Texas 75201– 2272: 1. Diamond A Financial, L.P., Hilltop Holdings Inc., and Meadow Corporation, all in Dallas, Texas; to become bank holding companies by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of PlainsCapital Corporation, and its subsidiary bank, PlainsCapital Bank, both in Dallas, Texas. In connection with this application, Applicants also have applied to acquire PrimeLending, a PlainsCapital Company, and indirectly acquire PrimeLending Ventures Management, LLC, and PrimeLending Ventures, LLC, all in Dallas, Texas; and thereby engage VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:34 Jun 13, 2012 Jkt 226001 in mortgage lending activities pursuant to section 225.28(b)(1) and (2). In addition, Diamond A Financial, L.P., and Hilltop Holdings Inc.; have applied to retain an interest in SWS Group, Inc., and indirectly retain an interest in Southwest Securities, FSB, both in Dallas, Texas, and thereby engage in the operation of a savings association pursuant to section 225.28(b)(4)(ii). Applicants also have applied to engage in the following activities: extending credit and servicing loans activities, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(1) and (2); financial and investment advisory activities, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(6); agency transactional services for customers, including providing securities brokerage services, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(7); acting as riskless-principal and providing private-placement services and other transactional services as agent for customers, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(7); underwriting and dealing in government obligations and money market investments, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(8); community development activities, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(12); and issuing and selling money orders, savings bonds, traveler’s checks and similar consumer payment instruments, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(13). Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Dated: June 11, 2012. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. 35681 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 HOLA (12 U.S.C. 1467a(e)). 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 10(c)(4)(B) of the HOLA (12 U.S.C. 1467a(c)(4)(B)). Unless otherwise noted, nonbanking activities will be conducted throughout the United States. 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 9, 2012. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia (William Lang, Senior Vice President) 100 North 6th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19105– 1521: 1. Northfield Bancorp, MHC, Staten Island, New York; to convert to a stock form and merge with and into Northfield Bancorp, Inc., Woodbridge, New Jersey, which will become a savings and loan holding company by acquiring Northfield Bank, Staten Island, New York. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Dated: June 11, 2012. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2012–14580 Filed 6–13–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P [FR Doc. 2012–14578 Filed 6–13–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Office of the Secretary Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Savings and Loan Holding Companies Notice of Interest Rate on Overdue Debts The companies listed in this notice have applied to the Board for approval, pursuant to the Home Owners’ Loan Act (12 U.S.C. 1461 et seq.) (HOLA), Regulation LL (12 CFR part 238), and Regulation MM (12 CFR part 239), and all other applicable statutes and regulations to become a savings and loan holding company and/or to acquire the assets or the ownership of, control of, or the power to vote shares of a savings association and nonbanking companies owned by the savings and loan 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 Section 30.18 of the Department of Health and Human Services’ claims collection regulations (45 CFR part 30) provides that the Secretary shall charge an annual rate of interest, which is determined and fixed by the Secretary of the Treasury after considering private consumer rates of interest on the date that the Department of Health and Human Services becomes entitled to recovery. The rate cannot be lower than the Department of Treasury’s current value of funds rate or the applicable rate determined from the ‘‘Schedule of Certified Interest Rates with Range of Maturities’’ unless the Secretary waives interest in whole or part, or a different rate is prescribed by statute, contract, or repayment agreement. The Secretary of the Treasury may revise this rate PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\14JNN1.SGM 14JNN1

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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 will also 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.
    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 9, 2012.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (E. Ann Worthy, Vice President) 
2200 North Pearl Street, Dallas, Texas 75201-2272:
    1. Diamond A Financial, L.P., Hilltop Holdings Inc., and Meadow 
Corporation, all in Dallas, Texas; to become bank holding companies by 
acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of PlainsCapital 
Corporation, and its subsidiary bank, PlainsCapital Bank, both in 
Dallas, Texas.
    In connection with this application, Applicants also have applied 
to acquire PrimeLending, a PlainsCapital Company, and indirectly 
acquire PrimeLending Ventures Management, LLC, and PrimeLending 
Ventures, LLC, all in Dallas, Texas; and thereby engage in mortgage 
lending activities pursuant to section 225.28(b)(1) and (2).
    In addition, Diamond A Financial, L.P., and Hilltop Holdings Inc.; 
have applied to retain an interest in SWS Group, Inc., and indirectly 
retain an interest in Southwest Securities, FSB, both in Dallas, Texas, 
and thereby engage in the operation of a savings association pursuant 
to section 225.28(b)(4)(ii). Applicants also have applied to engage in 
the following activities: extending credit and servicing loans 
activities, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(1) and (2); financial and 
investment advisory activities, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(6); 
agency transactional services for customers, including providing 
securities brokerage services, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(7); acting 
as riskless-principal and providing private-placement services and 
other transactional services as agent for customers, pursuant to 
section 225.28(b)(7); underwriting and dealing in government 
obligations and money market investments, pursuant to section 
225.28(b)(8); community development activities, pursuant to section 
225.28(b)(12); and issuing and selling money orders, savings bonds, 
traveler's checks and similar consumer payment instruments, pursuant to 
section 225.28(b)(13).

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

    Dated: June 11, 2012.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 2012-14578 Filed 6-13-12; 8:45 am]
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