Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisitions of Shares of a Bank or Bank Holding Company, 17404 [2013-06538]

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 55 (Thursday, March 21, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Page 17404]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-06538]


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FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM


Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisitions of Shares of a Bank 
or Bank Holding Company

    The notificants listed below have applied under the Change in Bank 
Control Act (12 U.S.C. 1817(j)) and Sec.  225.41 of the Board's 
Regulation Y (12 CFR 225.41) to acquire shares of a bank or bank 
holding company. The factors that are considered in acting on the 
notices are set forth in paragraph 7 of the Act (12 U.S.C. 1817(j)(7)).
    The notices are available for immediate inspection at the Federal 
Reserve Bank indicated. The notices also will be available for 
inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Interested persons 
may express their views in writing to the Reserve Bank indicated for 
that notice or to the offices of the Board of Governors. Comments must 
be received not later than April 8, 2013.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Gerald C. Tsai, Director, 
Applications and Enforcement) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, 
California 94105-1579:
    1. Peter John Kovalski, Metuchen, New Jersey, to acquire up to 24.9 
percent of the voting common stock of Gold Canyon Bank, Gold Canyon, 
Arizona.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, March 18, 
2013.
Margaret McCloskey Shanks,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 2013-06538 Filed 3-20-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6210-01-P