The companies listed in this notice have applied to the Board for approval, pursuant to the Home Owners' Loan Act (12 U.S.C. 1461 et seq.) (HOLA), Regulation LL (12 CFR part 238), and Regulation MM (12 CFR part 239), and all other applicable statutes and regulations to become a savings and loan holding company and/or to acquire the assets or the ownership of, control of, or the power to vote shares of a savings association and nonbanking companies owned by the savings and loan 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 HOLA (12 U.S.C. 1467a(e)). 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 10(c)(4)(B) of the HOLA (12 U.S.C. 1467a(c)(4)(B)). 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 April 13, 2015.
A. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Dennis Denney, Assistant Vice President) 1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, Missouri 64198-0001:
1. Equitable Financial Corp., Grand Island, Nebraska; proposes to become a savings and loan holding company by acquiring 100 percent of Equitable Bank, Grand Island, Nebraska. Upon the conversion of Equitable Financial MHC to stock form, Equitable Financial MHC and Equitable Financial Corp, the existing mid-tier holding company of Equitable Bank, will cease to exist, and Equitable Bank will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Equitable Financial Corp, a de novo company.
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, March 16, 2015.
Michael J. Lewandowski,
Associate Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 2015-06319 Filed 3-18-15; 8:45 am]
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