Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies, 6326 [2013-01981]

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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 February 25, 2013. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Dennis Denney, Assistant Vice President) 1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, Missouri 64198–0001: 1. Weststar Bancorp, Albuquerque, New Mexico; to become a bank holding company through the acquisition of 100 percent of the voting shares of Sunrise Bank of Albuquerque, Albuquerque, New Mexico. B. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (E. Ann Worthy, Vice President) 2200 North Pearl Street, Dallas, Texas 75201– 2272: 1. Strategic Growth Bank Incorporated and Strategic Growth Bancorp Incorporated, both of El Paso, Texas; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of New Mexico Banquest Corporation, VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:43 Jan 29, 2013 Jkt 229001 Santa Fe, New Mexico, through the merger of its wholly owned merger subsidiary, NM Lobo Acquisition Corporation, and thereby acquire First National Bank of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico. In addition, in connection with this application, Applicants have also applied to acquire First Santa Fe Advisors, LLC and thereby engage in advisory and investment activities, and First Santa Fe Insurance Services, Inc., to engage in insurance activities, both of Santa Fe, New Mexico, and thereby engage in investment advisory and insurance activities, pursuant to sections 225.28(b)(11) and (b)(8) of Regulation Y. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, January 25, 2013. Margaret McCloskey Shanks, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2013–01981 Filed 1–29–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Office of the Secretary [Document Identifier: HHS–OS–18596–60D] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Public Comment Request Office of the Secretary, HHS. Notice. 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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 February 25, 2013.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Dennis Denney, Assistant 
Vice President) 1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, Missouri 64198-0001:
    1. Weststar Bancorp, Albuquerque, New Mexico; to become a bank 
holding company through the acquisition of 100 percent of the voting 
shares of Sunrise Bank of Albuquerque, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
    B. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (E. Ann Worthy, Vice President) 
2200 North Pearl Street, Dallas, Texas 75201-2272:
    1. Strategic Growth Bank Incorporated and Strategic Growth Bancorp 
Incorporated, both of El Paso, Texas; to acquire 100 percent of the 
voting shares of New Mexico Banquest Corporation, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 
through the merger of its wholly owned merger subsidiary, NM Lobo 
Acquisition Corporation, and thereby acquire First National Bank of 
Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
    In addition, in connection with this application, Applicants have 
also applied to acquire First Santa Fe Advisors, LLC and thereby engage 
in advisory and investment activities, and First Santa Fe Insurance 
Services, Inc., to engage in insurance activities, both of Santa Fe, 
New Mexico, and thereby engage in investment advisory and insurance 
activities, pursuant to sections 225.28(b)(11) and (b)(8) of Regulation 
Y.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, January 25, 
2013.
Margaret McCloskey Shanks,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 2013-01981 Filed 1-29-13; 8:45 am]
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