The companies listed in this notice have given notice under section 4 of the Bank Holding Company Act (12 U.S.C. 1843) (BHC Act) and Regulation Y, (12 CFR part 225) to engage de novo, or to acquire or control voting securities or assets of a company, including the companies listed below, that engages either directly or through a subsidiary or other company, in a nonbanking activity that is listed in § 225.28 of Regulation Y (12 CFR 225.28) or that the Board has determined by Order to be closely related to banking and permissible for bank holding companies. Unless otherwise noted, these activities will be conducted throughout the United States.
Each notice is available for inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The notice also will be available for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their views in writing on the question whether the proposal complies with the standards of section 4 of the BHC Act.
Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding the applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors not later than September 19, 2013.
A. Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond (Adam M. Drimer, Assistant Vice President) 701 East Byrd Street, Richmond, Virginia 23261-4528:
1. Western Acquisition Partners LLC, Washington, DC; acquire at least 22 percent of the voting shares of Carrollton Bancorp, and indirectly acquire voting shares of Bay Bank, FSB, both in Lutherville, Maryland, and thereby engage in operating a savings association, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(4)(ii).
In addition, Applicant also has applied to acquire at least 6 percent of the voting shares of FirstAtlantic Financial Holdings, Inc., and indirectly acquire voting shares of FirstAtlantic Bank, both in Jacksonville, Florida, and thereby engage in operating a savings association, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(4)(ii). Western Acquisition Partners LLC, will be relocated and renamed H Bancorp, Columbia, Maryland.
B. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Colette A. Fried, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690-1414:
1. Wintrust Financial Corporation, Rosemont, Illinois; to merge with Diamond Bancorp, Inc., and indirectly acquire Diamond Bank, FSB, both in Schaumburg, Illinois, and thereby engage in operating a savings association, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(4)(ii).
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, August 20, 2013.
Margaret McCloskey Shanks,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 2013-20593 Filed 8-22-13; 8:45 am]
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