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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 Start Printed Page 45050must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors not later than September 4, 2007.

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

1. First BanCapital Fund I, L.P., First BanCapital Parallel Fund I, L.P., CBCF Partners, L.P., MJR, LLC, MJR Financial Group, LLC, all of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; to become bank holding companies by acquiring up to 54.9 percent of the voting shares of Revere Bank, Laurel, Maryland (in organization).

In connection with this application, Applicants also have applied to retain 8.28 percent of the voting shares of NCB Holdings, Inc., and indirectly hold an interest in New Century Bank, both of Chicago, Illinois; and thereby engage in investment advisory, securities brokerage, and private placement activities, pursuant to sections 225.28(b)(6)(i), (b)(7)(i), and (b)(7)(iii) of Regulation Y.

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

1. FBOP Corporation, Oak Park, Illinois; to acquire up to 10 percent of the voting shares of Banner Corporation, and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of Banner Bank, both of Walla Walla, Washington.

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Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, August 6, 2007.

Jennifer J. Johnson,

Secretary of the Board.

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[FR Doc. E7-15596 Filed 8-9-07; 8:45 am]