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 public portions of the applications listed below, as well as other related filings required by the Board, if any, are available for immediate inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank(s) indicated below and at the offices of the Board of Governors. This information may also be obtained on an expedited basis, upon request, by contacting the appropriate Federal Reserve Bank and from the Board's Freedom of Information Office at https://www.federalreserve.gov/foia/request.htm. Interested persons may express their views in writing on the standards enumerated in the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1842(c)).
Comments regarding each of these applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors, Ann E. Misback, Secretary of the Board, 20th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20551-0001, not later than November 19, 2020.
A. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Dennis Denney, Assistant Vice President) 1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, Missouri 64198-0001
1. Haviland Bancshares, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Haviland, Kansas; to acquire additional voting shares, for a total of 31.70 percent of the voting shares of Haviland Bancshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire additional voting shares of The Haviland State Bank, both of Haviland, Kansas.
B. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (David L. Hubbard, Senior Manager) P.O. Box 442, St. Louis, Missouri 63166-2034. Comments can also be sent electronically to Comments.email@example.com:
1. Midwest Bancorporation, Inc., Poplar Bluff, Missouri; to merge with Poplar Bluff Banc Company, and thereby indirectly acquire First Midwest Bank of Poplar Bluff, both of Poplar Bluff, Missouri.
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, October 14, 2020.
Assistant Secretary of the Board.
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