[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 151 (Tuesday, August 10, 2021)]
[Page 43663]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-17023]



Notice of Proposals To Engage in or To Acquire Companies Engaged 
in Permissible Nonbanking Activities

    The companies listed in this notice have given notice under section 
4 of the Bank Holding Company Act (12 U.S.C. 1843) (BHC Act) and 
Regulation Y, (12 CFR part 225) to engage de novo, or to acquire or 
control voting securities or assets of a company, including the 
companies listed below, that engages either directly or through a 
subsidiary or other company, in a nonbanking activity that is listed in 
Sec.  225.28 of Regulation Y (12 CFR 225.28) or that the Board has 
determined by Order to be closely related to banking and permissible 
for bank holding companies. Unless otherwise noted, these activities 
will be conducted throughout the United States.
    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 question 
whether the proposal complies with the standards of section 4 of the 
BHC Act.
    Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding the 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 
September 9, 2021.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia (William Spaniel, Senior 
Vice President) 100 North 6th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19105-
1521. Comments can also be sent electronically to 
[email protected]:
    1. Columbia Bank MHC and Columbia Financial, Inc., both of Fair 
Lawn, New Jersey; to acquire Freehold MHC and Freehold Bancorp, and 
indirectly acquire Freehold Bank, all of Freehold, New Jersey, and 
thereby engage in operating a savings association pursuant to Section 
225.28(b)(4)(ii) of Regulation Y.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, August 5, 
Ann Misback,
Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 2021-17023 Filed 8-9-21; 8:45 am]