The companies listed in this notice have given notice under section 4 of the Bank Holding Company Act (12 U.S.C. 1843) (BHC Act) and Regulation Y (12 CFR Part 225) to engage de novo, or to acquire or control voting securities or assets of a company, including the companies listed below, that engages either directly or through a subsidiary or other company, in a nonbanking activity that is listed in § 225.28 of Regulation Y (12 CFR 225.28) or that the Board has determined by Order to be closely related to banking and permissible for bank holding companies. Unless otherwise noted, these activities will be conducted throughout the United States.
Each notice is available for inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The notice also will be available for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their views in writing on the question whether the proposal complies with the standards of section 4 of the BHC Act. Additional information on all bank holding companies may be obtained from the National Information Center website at www.ffiec.gov/nic/.
Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding the applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors not later than July 17, 2000.
A. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (Richard Walker, Community Affairs Officer) 600 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02106-2204:
1. Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc., Boston, Massachusetts; to acquire Sand Hill Advisors, Inc., Menlo Park, California, and thereby engage in investment advisory services, pursuant to § 225.28(b)(6) if Regulation Y.
B. Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond (A. Linwood Gill, III, Vice President) 701 East Byrd Street, Richmond, Virginia 23261-4528:
1. Southern Financial Bancorp, Inc., Warrenton, Virginia; to acquire First Savings Bank of Virginia, Springfield, Virginia, and thereby engage in operating a savings and loan association, pursuant to § 225.28(b)(4)(ii) of Regulation Y, and immediately merging this institution into Southern Financial Bank, Warrenton, Virginia, a wholly owned subsidiary of Southern Financial Bancorp, Inc. Comments on this application must be received not later than July 27, 2000.Start Signature
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, June 27, 2000.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Associate Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 00-16731 Filed 6-30-00; 8:45 am]
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