Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies, 14445 [2016-06033]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 52 / Thursday, March 17, 2016 / Notices Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, March 14, 2016. Robert deV. Frierson, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2016–06040 Filed 3–16–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD 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 April 15, 2016. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia (William Spaniel, Senior Vice President) 100 North 6th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19105– 1521. Comments can also be sent electronically to Comments.applications@phil.frb.org: 1. FSB Community Bancshares, MHC, and FSB Community Bancshares, both in Fairport, New York; to convert to stock form and form a de novo bank holding company, FSB Bancorp, Inc., Fairport, New York, in connection with the acquisition of 100 percent of the voting shares of Fairport Savings Bank, Fairport, New York. B. Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland (Nadine Wallman, Vice President) 1455 East Sixth Street, Cleveland, Ohio VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:03 Mar 16, 2016 Jkt 238001 44101–2566. Comments can also be sent electronically to Comments.applications@clev.frb.org: 1. Huntington Bancshares, Inc., Columbus, Ohio; to acquire FirstMerit Corporation, Akron, Ohio, and thereby indirectly acquire FirstMerit Bank, NA, Akron, Ohio. Huntingtown West Subsidiary Corporation, a de novo subsidiary of Huntington, will merge with FirstMerit, which will then merge into Huntington. C. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Dennis Denney, Assistant Vice President) 1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, Missouri 64198–0001: 1. Stockgrowers State Bank Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Ashland, Kansas; to acquire at least an additional 3 percent, for a total of 38 percent of the voting shares of Stockgrowers State Bank, Ashland, Kansas, and Peoples Bank, Coldwater, Kansas. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, March 14, 2016. Michael J. Lewandowski, Associate Secretary of the Board. 14445 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 April 15, 2016. A. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (David L. Hubbard, Senior Manager) P.O. Box 442, St. Louis, Missouri 63166–2034. Comments can also be sent electronically to Comments.applications@stls.frb.org: 1. Best Hometown Bancorp, Inc., Collinsville, Illinois; to become a savings and loan holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Home Federal Savings and Loan Association of Collinsville, Collinsville, Illinois. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, March 14, 2016. Michael J. Lewandowski, Associate Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2016–06032 Filed 3–16–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P [FR Doc. 2016–06033 Filed 3–16–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Savings and Loan Holding Companies Comptroller General’s Advisory Council on Government Auditing Standards; Notice of Meeting 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 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 The Advisory Council on Government Auditing Standards will meet Tuesday, April 19, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., in the Staats Briefing Room (7C13) of the U.S. Government Accountability Office building, 441 G Street NW., Washington, DC. The Advisory Council on Government Auditing Standards will hold a meeting to discuss updates and revisions of the 2011 Revision of Government Auditing Standards. The meeting is open to the public. Members of the public will be provided an opportunity to address the Council with a brief (five-minute) presentation in the afternoon on matters directly related to the proposed update and revision. Any interested person who plans to attend the meeting as an observer must contact Cecil Davis, Engagement Operations Assistant, 202–512–9362. A form of picture identification must be presented to the GAO Security Desk on the day of the meeting to obtain access to the GAO building. You must enter the building at the G Street entrance. For further information, please contact Ms. Davis. The meeting agenda will be available upon request one week before the meeting. PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\17MRN1.SGM 17MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 52 (Thursday, March 17, 2016)]
[Notices]
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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 April 15, 2016.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia (William Spaniel, Senior 
Vice President) 100 North 6th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19105-
1521. Comments can also be sent electronically to 
Comments.applications@phil.frb.org:
    1. FSB Community Bancshares, MHC, and FSB Community Bancshares, 
both in Fairport, New York; to convert to stock form and form a de novo 
bank holding company, FSB Bancorp, Inc., Fairport, New York, in 
connection with the acquisition of 100 percent of the voting shares of 
Fairport Savings Bank, Fairport, New York.
    B. Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland (Nadine Wallman, Vice 
President) 1455 East Sixth Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44101-2566. Comments 
can also be sent electronically to Comments.applications@clev.frb.org:
    1. Huntington Bancshares, Inc., Columbus, Ohio; to acquire 
FirstMerit Corporation, Akron, Ohio, and thereby indirectly acquire 
FirstMerit Bank, NA, Akron, Ohio. Huntingtown West Subsidiary 
Corporation, a de novo subsidiary of Huntington, will merge with 
FirstMerit, which will then merge into Huntington.
    C. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Dennis Denney, Assistant 
Vice President) 1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, Missouri 64198-0001:
    1. Stockgrowers State Bank Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Ashland, 
Kansas; to acquire at least an additional 3 percent, for a total of 38 
percent of the voting shares of Stockgrowers State Bank, Ashland, 
Kansas, and Peoples Bank, Coldwater, Kansas.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, March 14, 
2016.
Michael J. Lewandowski,
Associate Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 2016-06033 Filed 3-16-16; 8:45 am]
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