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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.

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 September 2, 2011.

A. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (Richard Walker, Community Affairs Officer) P.O. Box 55882, Boston, Massachusetts 02106-2204:

1. Hyde Park Bancorp, MHC, to acquire Hyde Park Bancorp, Inc., both in Boston, Massachusetts; and Hyde Park Bancorp, Inc., to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Hyde Park Savings Bank, Boston, Massachusetts.

B. Federal Reserve Bank of New York (Ivan Hurwitz, Vice President) 33 Liberty Street, New York, New York 10045-0001:

1. Santander Holdings USA, Boston, Massachusetts; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Sovereign Bank, Wilmington, Delaware.

In connection with the above application, Banco Santander, S.A. Boadilla del Monte Madrid, Spain, has applied to retain control of Santander Holdings USA, Inc., Boston, Massachusetts, and Sovereign Bank, Wilmington, Delaware.

C. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Kenneth Binning, Vice President, Applications and Enforcement) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94105-1579:

1. Carpenter Fund Manager GP, LLC, Carpenter Fund Management Company, LLC, Carpenter Community Bancfund, L.P., Carpenter Community Bancfund-A, L.P., CCFW, Inc., SCJ, Inc., and CCI One Acquisition Corporation, all in Irvine, California, to acquire 100 percent of the voting securities of Santa Lucia Bancorp, and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of Santa Lucia Bank, both in Atascadero, California.

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Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, August 3, 2011.

Robert deV. Frierson,

Deputy Secretary of the Board.

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[FR Doc. 2011-19978 Filed 8-5-11; 8:45 am]