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 December 19, 2000.
A. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Phillip Jackson, Applications Officer) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690-1414:
1. National Australia Bank Limited, Melbourne, Australia; to acquire indirectly through Homeside Lending, Inc., Jacksonville, Florida, certain assets and assume certain liabilities of Charles F. Curry Company, Kansas City, Missouri, and to thereby engage in the nonbanking activities of extending credit and servicing loans and activities related to extending credit, pursuant to §§ 225.28(b)(1) and 225.28(b)(2) of Regulation Y.Start Signature
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, November 29, 2000.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Associate Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 00-30834 Filed 12-4-00; 8:45 am]
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