|For immediate release|
The Federal Reserve Board today announced its approval of the application of Banco Comercial PortuguÍs, S.A., Oporto, Portugal ("Banco Comercial"), and certain of its subsidiaries to become bank holding companies by acquiring up to 100 percent of the voting shares of BPABank, National Association, Newark, New Jersey.
Attached is the Board's Order relating to this action. The Board also approved in a
Order (14 KB PDF)
2000 Orders on banking applications