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 www.ffiec.gov/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 October 26, 2001.
A. Federal Reserve Bank of New York (Betsy Buttrill White, Senior Vice President) 33 Liberty Street, New York, New York 10045-0001:
1. Greater Community Bancorp, Totowa, New Jersey; to acquire 9.9 percent of the voting shares of 1st Constitution Bancorp, Cranbury, New Jersey, and thereby indirectly acquire 1st Constitution Bank, Cranbury, New Jersey.
B. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Phillip Jackson, Applications Officer) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690-1414:
1. Piper Holdings, Inc., Covington, Indiana; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of Heritage Bancshares, Inc., Darlington, Indiana, and thereby indirectly acquire Heritage Bank & Trust Company, Darlington, Indiana.
2. Sturgis Bancorp, Inc., Sturgis, Michigan; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Sturgis Bank & Trust Company, Sturgis, Michigan.
C. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Randall C. Sumner, Vice President) 411 Locust Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63166-2034:
1. Henderson Bancshares, Inc., Lexington, Tennessee; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of First State Bank, Henderson, Tennessee.
D. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Susan Zubradt, Assistant Vice President) 925 Grand Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri 64198-0001:
1. American National Corporation, Omaha, Nebraska; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of Quick Bancorp, Inc., Council Bluffs, Iowa, and thereby indirectly acquire Peoples National Bank, Council Bluffs, Iowa.Start Signature
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, September 26, 2001.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 01-24540 Filed 10-1-01; 8:45 am]
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