Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies, 15302 [2016-06398]

Download as PDF 15302 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 55 / Tuesday, March 22, 2016 / Notices development, and demonstration (RD&D) expenditures and FERC annual charge adjustment assessments. To ensure these charges result in just and reasonable rates, FERC requires jurisdictional pipelines to file detailed and summary information on these flowed costs in the FERC–542. Analyses of FERC–542 data helps the Commission evaluate the charges to ensure compliance with NGA rate requirements. The FERC–542 contains the following information collection requirements: (1) Research, development, and deployment (RD&D) expenditures [18 CFR 154.401]; (2) annual charge adjustments (ACA) [18 CFR 154.402]; and (3) periodic rate adjustments [18 CFR 154.403]. The general requirements for tariff filings that are specified in the following regulations apply to all FERC– 542 filings: 18 CFR 154.4, 18 CFR 154.7, 18 CFR 154.107, and 18 CFR 154.201. Type of Respondent: Natural Gas Pipelines Estimate of Annual Burden: The Commission estimates the annual public reporting burden and cost 12 for the information collection as: FERC–542 (GAS PIPELINE RATES: RATE TRACKING) Number of respondents Annual number of responses per respondent Total number of responses Average burden & cost ($) per response Total annual burden hours & total annual cost Cost per respondent ($) (1) (2) (1) * (2) = (3) (4) (3) * (4) = (5) (5) ÷ (1) 87 ........................................... 2.13 185 2 hrs.; $144 .......................... 370 hrs.; $26,640 ................. $306 Dated: March 16, 2016. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. 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 Chicago (Colette A. Fried, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690–1414: 1. Boscobel Bancorp, Inc., Boscobel, Wisconsin; to merge with Rural Bancshares of Wisconsin, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire Livingston State Bank, both in Livingston, Wisconsin. 2. Minier Financial, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan with 401(k) Provisions, Minier, Illinois; to acquire additional voting shares, for a total of 51 percent of voting shares of Minier Financial, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire additional voting shares of First Farmers State Bank, both in Minier, Illinois. B. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (Jacquelyn K. Brunmeier, Assistant Vice President) 90 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55480–0291: 1. Ameri Financial Group, Inc., Stillwater, Minnesota; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Eagle Valley Bank, National Association, Saint Croix Falls, Wisconsin. C. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Gerald C. Tsai, Director, Applications and Enforcement) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94105–1579: 1. BBCN Bancorp, Inc., Los Angeles, California; to merge with Wilshire Bancorp, Inc., and thereby indirectly 12 FERC staff estimates that industry is similarly situated in terms of the hourly cost for salary plus benefits. Therefore, we are using the FERC FY 2015 hourly cost (salary plus benefits) of $72/hour. [FR Doc. 2016–06368 Filed 3–21–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES acquire Wilshire Bank, both in Los Angeles, California. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:34 Mar 21, 2016 Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, March 17, 2016. Michael J. Lewandowski, Associate Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2016–06398 Filed 3–21–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P 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 § 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 6, 2016. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Colette A. Fried, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690–1414: 1. Thomas G. Kenney, Fennimore, Wisconsin; to acquire voting shares of Boscobel Bancorp, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of E:\FR\FM\22MRN1.SGM 22MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 55 (Tuesday, March 22, 2016)]
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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 Chicago (Colette A. Fried, Assistant 
Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690-1414:
    1. Boscobel Bancorp, Inc., Boscobel, Wisconsin; to merge with Rural 
Bancshares of Wisconsin, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire 
Livingston State Bank, both in Livingston, Wisconsin.
    2. Minier Financial, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan with 401(k) 
Provisions, Minier, Illinois; to acquire additional voting shares, for 
a total of 51 percent of voting shares of Minier Financial, Inc., and 
thereby indirectly acquire additional voting shares of First Farmers 
State Bank, both in Minier, Illinois.
    B. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (Jacquelyn K. Brunmeier, 
Assistant Vice President) 90 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota 
55480-0291:
    1. Ameri Financial Group, Inc., Stillwater, Minnesota; to become a 
bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of 
Eagle Valley Bank, National Association, Saint Croix Falls, Wisconsin.
    C. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Gerald C. Tsai, Director, 
Applications and Enforcement) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, 
California 94105-1579:
    1. BBCN Bancorp, Inc., Los Angeles, California; to merge with 
Wilshire Bancorp, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire Wilshire Bank, 
both in Los Angeles, California.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, March 17, 
2016.
Michael J. Lewandowski,
Associate Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 2016-06398 Filed 3-21-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6210-01-P