bank holding company


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Bank holding company

A company that owns or has controlling interest in two or more banks and/or other bank holding companies.

Bank Holding Company

A company that is the majority shareholder in at least one bank. A bank holding company controls the operations of the banks it owns. Bank holding companies have access to liquidity from regulators through the loans made to the banks themselves. In the United States, bank holding companies must register with the Federal Reserve and are subject to its regulation, though they may also be responsible to other regulators as well. Re-registering as a bank holding company became a favored way for investment banks and other companies to increase their liquidity in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.

bank holding company

A corporation that owns the stock of one or more banks and thus exercises control over the bank or banks. See also holding company.
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The strength of these effects is demonstrated in Table 2, which illustrates how risk changes as we move from the portfolio attributes of the typical small bank holding company to those of the typical large company.
A bank holding company's home state is the state in which the total deposits of all subsidiary banks of the company were the largest on July 1, 1966, or the date on which the company became a bank holding company, whichever is later.
BNP Paribas ("BNP") and its subsidiary, BancWest Corporation ("BancWest") (collectively, "Applicants"), financial holding companies within the meaning of the Bank Holding Company Act ("BHC Act"), have requested the Board's approval under section 3 of the BHC Act to acquire Community First Bankshares, Inc.
PNC Financial"), a financial holding company within the meaning of the Bank Holding Company Act ("BHC Act"), has requested the Board's approval under section 3 of the BHC Act (12 U.
In addition, the Federal Reserve Board and the Alabama Superintendent of Banks concurrently issued a cease and desist order requiring AmSouth Bank and its parent bank holding company, AmSouth Bancorporation, to take certain corrective actions.
On consummation of the proposed merger and divestiture, four of the seven commercial banking organizations that would compete with BB&T each would control more than 10 percent of market deposits, including a competitor that would control more than 21 percent of market deposits and a large multistate bank holding company that would control more than 11 percent of market deposits.
The Charles Schwab Corporation ("Schwab", a financial holding company within the meaning of the Bank Holding Company Act ("BHC Act"), has requested the Board's approval under section 3 of the BHC Act (12 U.
Allied Irish"), a bank holding company within the meaning of the Bank Holding Company Act ("BHC Act"), has requested the Board's approval under section 3 of the BHC Act (12 U.