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 April 7, 2005.
A. Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland (Nadine W. Wallman, Assistant Vice President) 1455 East Sixth Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44101-2566:
1.Peoples Community Bancorp, Inc., West Chester, Ohio; to merge with American State Corporation, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, and thereby indirectly acquire American State Corporation, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, and thereby acquire American State Corporation, Lawrenceburg, Indiana.
B. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (Andre Anderson, Vice President) 1000 Peachtree Street, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30303:
1. Firstrust Corporation, New Orleans, Louisiana; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of Central Bank for Start Printed Page 12487Savings, Winona, Mississippi, and thereby engage in operating a savings association, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(4)(ii) of Regulation Y. In addition, Firtrust Corporation will acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of Central Bank For Savings upon its conversion to a state chartered bank, under the name of FirstBank and Trust of Mississippi.Start Signature
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, March 8, 2005.
Jennifer J. Johnson,
Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 05-4913 Filed 3-11-05; 8:45 am]
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