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 31, 2015.
A. Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland (Nadine Wallman, Vice President) 1455 East Sixth Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44101-2566:
1. Farmers National Banc Corp, Canfield, Ohio; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of Tri-State 1st Banc, Inc., East Liverpool, Ohio and thereby indirectly acquire 1st National Community Bank, East Liverpool, Ohio.
B. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (Chapelle Davis, Assistant Vice President) 1000 Peachtree Street, NE., Atlanta, Georgia 30309:
1. Southern States Bancshares, Inc., Anniston, Alabama; to acquire 100 percent of the outstanding shares of Columbus Community Bank, Columbus, Georgia.
In addition, Southern States Bank, Anniston, Alabama, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Southern States Bancshares, Inc., proposes to become a bank holding company by acquiring Columbus Community Bank, for a moment in time.
C. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Colette A. Fried, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690-1414:
1. Hometown Bancorp, Ltd., Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin; to acquire 100 percent of the outstanding shares of Farmers Exchange Bank, Neshkoro, Wisconsin.
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, July 30, 2015.
Michael J. Lewandowski,
Associate Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 2015-19115 Filed 8-4-15; 8:45 am]
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