Release Date: February 16, 2018

The following companies and individuals seek System approval to acquire a bank holding company, a savings and loan holding company, bank or savings and loan association or a nonbanking company in a transaction that is subject to the Bank Holding company Act of 1956 (12 U.S.C. 1841 et seq.), the Change in Bank Control Act (12 U.S.C. 1817 (j)), the Home Owners' Loan Act (12 U.S.C.1467a), Regulations Y, LL, MM, or other applicable statutes and regulations. Comments regarding the applications and notices must be received in writing at the Reserve Bank indicated, or at the Board of Governors, no later than the end of the public comment period. Addresses for the Board and the Federal Reserve Banks are listed at the end of this release.

The public portions of the applications and notices, as well as other related filings required by the Board, may be obtained on an expedited basis by contacting the appropriate Federal Reserve Bank; addresses are listed at the end of this release. Applications and notices also may be obtained from the Board. Additional information on all bank holding companies may be obtained from the National Information Center website.

The database contains 162 records that match your search criteria.

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Agostinho Alfonso Macedo Moncayo, Adriana Macedo Moncayo, Olga E. Macedo de Pita, Mercedes Coromoto de Abreu Gonzalez, Alejandro Jose Pita Macedo, Ricardo Andres Pita Macedo, Javier Andres Macedo Rodriguez, And more. to retain and acquire voting shares of Ocean Bankshares, Inc., Miami, Florida, and thereby retain and acquire shares of Ocean Bank, Miami, Florida. CIBC Atlanta 09/11/2017
Allegiant United Holdings, LLC, and Nano Financial Holdings, Inc. both of Irvine, California; To become bank holding companies by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Commerce Bank of Temecula Valley, Murrieta, California. 3 San Francisco 03/05/2018
Allen D. Soffer, as Trustee of the Donald G. Soffer 1995 Decanted Family Trust dated January 29, 2018, St. Louis, Missouri; to acquire shares of St. Louis Bancshares, Inc., Town & Country, Missouri, and thereby indirectly acquire shares of Saint Louis Bank, Town and Country, Missouri. CIBC St. Louis 03/05/2018
Almena Investments, LLC., Almena, Kansas; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Almena State Bank, Almena, Kansas. 3 Kansas City 03/14/2018
Ameris Bancorp, Moultrie, Georgia; to merge with Atlantic Coast Financial Corporation, and thereby directly acquire shares of Atlantic Coast Bank, both of Jacksonville, Florida. 3 Chicago 01/29/2018
AOB Ventures, Inc., Edinburg, Texas; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Brush Country Bank, Freer, Texas. 3 Dallas 11/07/2017
Arnold G. Leng Revocable Trust, Susan Leng Irrevocable Trust, and Arnold G. Leng, as trustee of both trusts, all of Primghar, Iowa; Steve Leng and Kathy Leng, both of Hartley, Iowa; And more. to join the Leng Family Control Group and acquire voting shares of Capital Bancshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire shares of Savings Bank, both in Primghar, Iowa. CIBC Chicago 10/11/2017
Arvest Bank Group, Inc., and Arvest Holdings, Inc., both of Bentonville, Arkansas; indirectly through its wholly owned subsidiary, Arvest Acquisition Sub, Inc., Fayetteville, Arkansas; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of Bear State Financial, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire Bear State Bank, both of Little Rock, Arkansas. 3 St. Louis 11/27/2017
AsheCo MHC, Inc. and LifeStore Financial Group, Inc., both of West Jefferson, North Carolina; to become bank holding companies upon the conversion of LifeStore Bank, West Jefferson, North Carolina, from a federal savings bank, to a commercial state-member bank. 3 Richmond 03/08/2018
Atlantic Community Bancshares, Inc., Camp Hill, Pennsylvania; to merge with BBN Financial Corporation, and thereby indirectly acquire Bankers’ Bank Northeast, both in Glastonbury, Connecticut. 3 New York 10/26/2017

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Last Update: February 16, 2018 4:15 PM