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 May 10, 2002.
A. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Randall C. Sumner, Vice President) 411 Locust Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63166-2034:
1. First Banks, Inc., St. Louis, Missouri; to engage de novo through its subsidiaries, Allegiant Community Development Corporation, Clayton, Missouri, and Allegiant Capital Corporation, Saint Louis, Missouri, in community development activities and real estate and personal property appraising, financial and investment advisory activities, and private placement of securities services, as agent, pursuant to §§ 225.28(b)(2)(i), (b)(6)(iii), (b)(7)(iii), (b)(12)(i) of Regulation Y.Start Signature
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, April 22, 2002.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc.02-10240 Filed 4-25-02; 8:45 am]
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