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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 applications will also 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 February 21, 2013.
A. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (Jacqueline G. King, Community Affairs Officer) 90 Start Printed Page 5443Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55480-0291:
1. State Bankshares, Inc., Fargo, North Dakota; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of Business Bancorporation, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of The Business Bank, both in Minnetonka, Minnesota.
B. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Kenneth Binning, Vice President, Applications and Enforcement) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94105-1579:
1. Columbia Banking System, Inc., Tacoma, Washington; to merge with West Coast Bancorp, and thereby indirectly acquire West Coast Bank, both in Lake Oswego, Oregon.
In connection with this application, Applicant also has applied to acquire West Coast Trust Company, Portland, Oregon, and thereby engage in trust company activities, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(5).Start Signature
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, January 22, 2013.
Margaret McCloskey Shanks,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 2013-01542 Filed 1-24-13; 8:45 am]
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