Daily Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of the Federal Government


Notice of Proposals to Engage in Permissible Nonbanking Activities or to Acquire Companies that are 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 engagede 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 SS 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.

Each notice is available for inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The notice also will be available for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. 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. Additional information on all bank holding companies may be obtained from the National Information Center website

Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding the applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors not later than May 5, 2009.

A. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco(Kenneth Binning, Vice President, Applications and Enforcement) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94105-1579:

1. Manhattan Bancorp, El Segundo, California; Carpenter Fund Manager GP, LLC; Carpenter Fund Management, LLC; Carpenter Community Bancfund, L.P.; Carpenter Community Bancfund-A, L.P.; Carpenter Community Bancfund-CA, L.P.; CCFW, Inc. (doing business as Carpenter Company); and SCJ, Inc., all of Irvine, California, to form a new wholly-owned subsidiary, MB Financial Services, Inc., which will enter into ade novojoint venture with Bodi Advisors, Inc., both of El Segundo, California, by acquiring approximately 70 percent of the voting shares of Bodi Capital LLC, Segundo, California, and thereby engage in riskless principal transactions, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(7)(ii), and provide investment advice, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(6), both of Regulation Y.

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, April 15, 2009.
Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board