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 January 3, 2008.
A. Federal Reserve Bank of New York (Anne MacEwen, Bank Applications Officer) 33 Liberty Street, New York, New York 10045-0001:
1. The Toronto-Dominion Bank, Toronto, Canada; TD US P&C Holdings ULC, Calgary, Canada; Cardinal Top Co. and Cardinal Intermediate Co., both of New York, New York; to become bank holding companies by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Commerce Bancorp, Inc., Cherry Hill, New Jersey, and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of Commerce Bank, NA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Commerce Bank/North, Ramsey, New Jersey; and 14.8 percent of Pennsylvania Commerce Bancorp, Inc., and thereby acquire Commerce Bank/Harrisburg, N.A., both of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
B. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (David Tatum, Vice President) 1000 Peachtree Street, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30309:
1. SEB Bancorp, Inc., to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Security Exchange Bank, both of Marietta, Georgia.
C. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Todd Offenbacker, Assistant Vice President) 925 Grand Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri 64198-0001:
1. First Central Nebraska Company, Broken Bow, Nebraska; to merge with WoodRiver Banco, Incorporated, and thereby indirectly acquire The Farmers Bank, both of Oconto, Nebraska.Start Signature
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, December 4, 2007.
Margaret McCloskey Shanks,
Associate Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc.E7-23787 Filed 12-6-07; 8:45 am]
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