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 March 2, 2001.
A. Federal Reserve Bank of New York (Betsy Buttrill White, Senior Vice President) 33 Liberty Street, New York, New York 10045-0001:
1. Mizuho Holdings, Inc., Tokyo, Japan, and Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank, Limited, Tokyo, Japan; to engage de novo through its subsidiary, JCB Finance LLC, Pooler, Georgia, in making, acquiring, brokering or servicing loans, pursuant to § 225.25(b)(1) of the Board's Regulation Y; in extending credit, including collection agency services and asset management and servicing, pursuant to § 225.25(b)(2) of the Board's Regulation Y; and leasing personal or real property or acting as agency, broker or adviser in leasing such property, pursuant to Start Printed Page 10505§ 225.28(b)(3) of the Board's Regulation Y.Start Signature
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, February 9, 2001.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Associate Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 01-3793 Filed 2-14-01; 8:45 am]
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