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 August 10, 2015.
A. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Yvonne Sparks, Community Development Officer) P.O. Box 442, St. Louis, Missouri 63166-2034:
1. Home BancShares, Inc., Conway, Arkansas; to merge with Florida Business BancGroup, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire Bay Cities Bank, both in Tampa, Florida.
B. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (Robert L. Triplett III, Senior Vice President) 2200 North Pearl Street, Dallas, Texas 75201-2272:
1. JSA Family Limited Partnership, Jacksonville, Texas and Jane Austin Chapman Limited Partnership, L.P., Frankston, Texas; each to acquire up to 16 and 15 percent respectively, of the voting shares of Austin Bancorp, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of Austin Bank, Texas National Association, both in Jacksonville, Texas.
2. Kimble County Bancshares, Inc., Junction, Texas; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of First State Bank, Junction, Texas.
3. The 2013 Monte Hulse Family Irrevocable Trust I, Waco, Texas; to acquire up to 30 percent of the voting shares of FCT Bancshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of First National Bank of Central Texas, both in Waco, Texas.
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, July 13, 2015.
Michael J. Lewandowski,
Associate Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 2015-17420 Filed 7-15-15; 8:45 am]
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