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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 Web site 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 December 19, 2005.

A. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (Andre Anderson, Vice President) 1000 Peachtree Street, NE., Atlanta, Georgia 30303:

1. Alabama National BanCorporation, Birmingham, Alabama; to merge with Florida Choice Bankshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire its subsidiary, Florida Choice Bank, both of Mt. Dora, Florida.

B. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Patrick M. Wilder, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690-1414:

1. First Internet Bancorp, Indianapolis, Indiana; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of First Internet Bank of Indiana, Indianapolis, Indiana.

C. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (W. Arthur Tribble, Vice President) 2200 North Pearl Street, Dallas, Texas 75201-2272:

1. FirstPerryton Bancorp, Inc., Perryton, Texas; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of Amarillo Western Bancshares, Inc., Amarillo, Texas, and Start Printed Page 70849thereby indirectly acquire Western National Bank, Amarillo, Texas.

2. ST Banc Corp., McAllen, Texas; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of South Texas Bancorp, Hebbronville, Texas, and thereby indirectly acquire South Texas Bancorp of Delaware, Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, and Hebbronville State Bank, Hebbronville, Texas.

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Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, November 18, 2005.

Robert deV. Frierson,

Deputy Secretary of the Board.

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[FR Doc. E5-6452 Filed 11-22-05; 8:45 am]