APPLICATIONS APPROVED UNDER BANK HOLDING COMPANY ACT: By Federal Reserve Banks

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APPLICATIONS APPROVED UNDER BANK HOLDING COMPANY ACT
By Federal Reserve Banks

Recent applications have been approved by the Federal Reserve Banks
as listed below. Copies are available upon request to the Reserve
Banks.

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Applicant(s)                         Bank(s)

Advantage Bancorp, Inc.,             Advantage Bank,
  Woodbury, Minnesota                  Loveland, Colorado
Anita Bancorporation,                EWN Investments, Inc.,
  Atlantic, Iowa                       Ute, Iowa
                                     Ute State Bank,
                                       Ute, Iowa
Ardmore Merger Corporation,          First National Corporation of
  Ardmore, Oklahoma                    Ardmore, Inc.,
                                       Ardmore, Oklahoma
Caixa Geral de Depositos, S.A.,      Banco Comercial Portugues,
  Lisbon, Portugal                     Oporto, Portugal
                                     BPABank, National Association,
                                       Newark, New Jersey
Central Texas Bankshare Holdings,    Hill Bancshares Holdings, Inc.,
  Inc.,                                Weimar, Texas
  Columbus, Texas                    Hill Bank & Trust Company,
Colorado County Investment             Weimar, Texas
  Holdings, Inc.,
  Wilmington, Delaware
Central Valley Community Bancorp,    Clovis Community Bank,
  Clovis, California                   Clovis, California
Community Bancshares Spring          Community Bank Spring Green and
  Green and Plain, Inc.,               Plain,
  Spring Green, Wisconsin              Spring Green, Wisconsin
Cornerstone Bancorp, Inc.,           Cornerstone National Bank and
  Palatine, Illinois                   Trust Company,
                                       Palatine, Illinois
The Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank, Ltd.,      DKF Trust Company (USA),
  Tokyo, Japan                         New York, New York
The Dai-Ichi Kangyo Fuji Trust and
  Banking Company, Ltd.,
  Tokyo, Japan
The Exchange Bankshares, Inc.,       The Exchange Bank,
  Estill, South Carolina               Estill, South Carolina
Farmers and Merchants Bancshares,    Farmers and Merchants National
  Inc.,                                Bank, Nashville, Illinois
  Nashville, Illinois
Farmers & Merchants Financial        Minnesota Valley Financial
  Services, Inc.,                      Services, Inc.,
  St. Paul, Minnesota                  St. Paul, Minnesota
                                     Courtland State Bank,
                                       Courtland, Minnesota
Farmers National Banc Corp.,         Security Financial Corporation,
  Canfield, Ohio                       Niles, Ohio
Flathead Holding Company of          Mountain Bank System,
  Bigfork,                             Bigfork, Montana
  Bigfork, Montana                   Valley Bank of Belgrade,
                                       Belgrade, Montana
FNB Bancorp,                         The First National Bank of
  Layton, Utah                         Layton, Layton, Utah
Frankston Bancorp, Inc.,             First State Bank,
  Frankston, Texas                     Frankston, Texas
GrandSouth Bancorporation,           GrandSouth Bank,
  Simpsonville, South Carolina         Fountain Inn, South Carolina
Greater Bay Bancorp,                 Bank of Petaluma,
  Palo Alto, California                Petaluma, California
Heartland Bancshares, Inc.,          Union Bank of Arizona,
  Lenox, Iowa                          Gilbert, Arizona
The Industrial Bank of Japan,        The Dai-Ichi Kangyo Fuji Trust
  Ltd., Tokyo, Japan                   and Banking Company, Ltd.,
                                       Tokyo, Japan
                                     DKF Trust Company (USA),
                                       New York, New York
The Industrial Bank of Japan,        Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.,
  Ltd., Tokyo, Japan                   Tokyo, Japan
                                     Nomura IBJ Global Investment
                                       Advisors, Inc. …