Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies, 27610-27611 [2014-11066]


[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 93 (Wednesday, May 14, 2014)]
[Pages 27610-27611]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office []
[FR Doc No: 2014-11066]



Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding 

    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 June 9, 2014.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond (Adam M. Drimer, Assistant Vice 
President) 701 East Byrd Street, Richmond, Virginia 23261-4528:
    1. Midstate Bancorp, Inc., Baltimore, Maryland; to become a bank 
holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting securities of 
Midstate Community Bank, Baltimore, Maryland.
    B. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Dennis Denney, Assistant 
Vice President) 1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, Missouri 64198-0001:
    1. Farmers State Bancshares II, Inc., Spencer, Nebraska; to become 
a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of 
Spencer State Bank, Spencer, Nebraska.
    C. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (E. Ann Worthy, Vice President) 
2200 North Pearl Street, Dallas, Texas 75201-2272:
    1. ViewPoint Financial Group, Inc., Plano, Texas; to merge with 
Legacy Texas Group, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire Legacy Texas 
Bank, both of Plano, Texas.

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    D. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Gerald C. Tsai, Director, 
Applications and Enforcement) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, 
California 94105-1579:
    1. PB Financial Holdings, Inc., to become a bank holding company by 
acquiring 100 percent of Pinnacle Bank, both of Scottsdale, Arizona.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, May 9, 2014.
Michael J. Lewandowski,
Assistant Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 2014-11066 Filed 5-13-14; 8:45 am]