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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 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 July 5, 2013.

A. Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia (William Lang, Senior Vice President) 100 North 6th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19105-1521:

1. Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, to acquire Midcoast Community Bancorp, Wilmington, Delaware, and thereby indirectly acquire Midcoast Community Bank, Wilmington, Delaware, which will merge with and into Bryn Mawr Trust Company, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. Comments on this application must be received at the Federal Reserve Bank Philadelphia or the offices of the Board of Governors not later than June 26, 2013.

B. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (Chapelle Davis, Assistant Vice President) 1000 Peachtree Street NE., Atlanta, Georgia 30309:

1. Ameris Bancorp, Moultrie, Georgia; to merge with The Prosperity Banking Company, and thereby acquire Prosperity Bank, both in St. Augustine, Florida.

C. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Dennis Denney, Assistant Vice President) 1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, Missouri 64198-0001:

1. DS Holding Company, Inc., and Omaha State Bank, both in Omaha, Nebraska; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of Ashland Bancshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire Centennial Bank, both in Omaha, Nebraska.

In connection with this transaction, Ashland Bancshares, Inc., will merge with and into DS Holding Company, Inc., and immediately thereafter, Omaha State Bank, will merge with and into Centennial Bank, with the resulting bank to be known as Core Bank.

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Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, June 6, 2013.

Margaret McCloskey Shanks,

Deputy Secretary of the Board.

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[FR Doc. 2013-13785 Filed 6-10-13; 8:45 am]