Similar to a bank holding company, a savings and loan holding company (SLHC) must file applications for prior Federal Reserve approval under certain circumstances, such as merging with another SLHC or bank holding company, acquiring a savings & loan or bank as a subsidiary, or distributing dividends.
SLHC Applications Information
Forms, instructions, processing timeframes, and publications requirements for various SLHC applications. See the next link for additional Mutual SLHC applications.
SLHC Mutual Holding Company Applications Information
Forms, instructions, processing timeframes, and publications requirements for various Mutual SLHC applications.
Change in Control Information
A change in SLHC ownership may also require a filing. Individuals or groups acting in concert that wish to acquire ownership of an SLHC should contact this Reserve Bank in advance to determine whether a filing would be required.
Newspaper Publication Requirements
Sample language and instructions for newspaper publications for various SLHC applications.
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Applications Contacts
(415) 974-3005 or
(800) 227-4133, ext. 9743005
Gerald C. Tsai
Director, Applications & Enforcement
(415) 974-3415 or
(800) 227-4133, ext. 9743415
Contact for scheduling meetings, obtaining forms, and general information
Mailing address for applications, notifications, and other general correspondence
Financial Institution Supervision and Credit
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
101 Market Street I Mail Stop 615
San Francisco, California 94105