Banks and bank holding companies: Formations, acquisitions, and mergers,


[Federal Register: April 6, 1998 (Volume 63, Number 65)]


[Page 16814-16815]

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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 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 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. 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 30, 1998.

  1. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Philip Jackson, Applications Officer) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690-1413:

    1. Osceola Bancorporation, Osceola, Iowa; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of Huxley Bancorp, Huxley, Iowa, and thereby indirectly acquire First State Bank, Huxley, Iowa.

  2. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (W. Arthur Tribble, President) 2200 North Pearl Street, Dallas, Texas 75201-2272:

    1. First Gilmer Bankshares, Gilmer, Texas, and First Gilmer (Delaware) Holdings, Ltd., Wilmington, Delaware; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of Wood County National Bank, Quitman, Texas.

  3. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Maria Villanueva, Manager of Analytical Support, Consumer Regulation Group) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94105-1579:

    1. First Security Corporation, Salt Lake City, Utah; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of California State Bank, West Covina, California.

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    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, March 31, 1998. Jennifer J. Johnson, Deputy Secretary of the Board.

    [FR Doc. 98-8855Filed4-3-98; 8:45 am]

    BILLING CODE 6210-01-F