The Department of Banking News Bulletin
Bulletin # 1821
Week Ending January 15, 1999
This bulletin constitutes the only official notification you will receive from this office concerning any of the following applications. Any observations you may have are solicited. Any comments should be in writing to John P. Burke, Banking Commissioner, at the Connecticut Department of Banking, 260 Constitution Plaza, Hartford, CT 06103-1800 or via E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Written comments will be considered only if they are received within ten days from the date of this bulletin.
STATE BANK ACTIVITY
Section 36a-145 of the Connecticut General Statutes requires that each application for a branch, or for a limited branch at which loans will be made, be accompanied by a plan detailing how adequate services to meet the banking needs of all community residents will be provided. Plans are submitted when such applications are filed and are available for public inspection and comment at this Department for a period of 30 days. Questions concerning branch activity should be directed to the Bank Examination Division, (860) 240-8180.
Note: dates are listed in month/day/year format.
**226 Main Street
Southport, CT 06490
|1/15/99||The Simsbury Bank &
|27 Dale Road
Avon, CT 06001
|816 Long Hill Road
Groton, CT 06340
*707 Connecticut Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06854
|* Limited Branch|
** Conversion from Branch to Limited Branch
SECTION 36a-425 APPROVALS
On January 15, 1999, approval was granted to KeyCorp, an Ohio corporation, to establish offices of two of its subsidiaries, Key Corporate Capital Inc., a Michigan corporation, at 396 Danbury Road, Wilton, and Leasetec Corporation, a Delaware corporation, at 191 Post Road West, Westport, Connecticut.
On January 12, 1999, pursuant to Section 36a-411 of the Connecticut General Statutes, the Banking Commissioner approved the application filed by Westbank Corporation to acquire and retain the ownership or control of 100% of the issued and outstanding voting stock of Cargill Bancorp, Inc. and Cargill Bank. The Commissioner also issued, pursuant to Section 36a-185 of the Connecticut General Statutes, as amended by Public Act 98-260, a notice of intent not to disapprove the acquisition by Westbank Corporation of 100% of the beneficial ownership of the issued and outstanding voting stock of Cargill Bancorp, Inc. and Cargill Bank.
On January 15, 1999, Hudson United Bank, a bank chartered under the laws of New Jersey, with its main office located in Union City, New Jersey, filed an application pursuant to Section 36a-412(a)(1) of the Connecticut General Statutes, as amended by Public Act 98-177, to acquire the sole branch at 280 Trumbull Street, Hartford, Connecticut, of First National Bank of New England, a national bank, with its main office located in Hartford, Connecticut. In connection with the application, Hudson United Bank also filed a community reinvestment plan which is available for public inspection and comment at the Department of Banking for a period of 30 days.
John P. Burke