October 24, 2011

Federal Reserve Board announces approval of notice by Westpac Banking Corporation

For immediate release

The Federal Reserve Board on Monday announced the approval of a notice under section 4 of the Bank Holding Company Act by Westpac Banking Corporation, Sydney, Australia, to engage in certain nonbanking activities in the United States through the acquisition of all the voting shares of JOHCM (USA) General Partner Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, and its foreign parent company, J O Hambro Capital Management Limited, London, England.

Attached is the Order relating to this action.

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Last Update: October 24, 2011