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Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies

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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 (12 U.S.C. 1843). Unless otherwise noted, nonbanking activities will be conducted throughout the United States. Additional information on all bank holding companies may be obtained from the National Information Center website at​nic/​.

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 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. Citigroup Inc., New York, New York; Citigroup Holding Company, Wilmington, Delaware; and Citicorp, New York, New York; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of European American Bank, New York, New York.

B. Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond (A. Linwood Gill, III, Vice President) 701 East Byrd Street, Richmond, Virginia 23261-4528:

1. BB&T Corporation, Winston-Salem, North Carolina; to merge with Virginia Capital Bancshares, Inc., Fredericksburg, Virginia, and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of Fredericksburg State Bank, Fredericksburg, Virginia.

C. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (Cynthia C. Goodwin, Vice President) 104 Marietta Street, N.W., Atlanta, Georgia 30303-2713:

1. NBOG Bancorporation, Inc., Gainesville, Georgia; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of National Bank of Gainesville, Gainesville, Georgia (in organization).

D. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (D. Michael Manies, Assistant Vice President) 925 Grand Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri 64198-0001:

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1. Shamrock Bancshares Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Coalgate, Oklahoma; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 25 percent of the voting shares of Shamrock Bancshares, Inc., Coalgate, Oklahoma; and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of First National Bank, Coalgate, Oklahoma; First National Bank, Mountain View, Oklahoma; Bryan County National Bank, Caddo, Oklahoma; Clayton State Bank, Clayton, Oklahoma; and First Bank of Apache, Apache, Oklahoma.

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Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, March 2, 2001.

Robert deV. Frierson

Associate Secretary of the Board.

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[FR Doc. 01-5607 Filed 3-7-01; 8:45 am]