bank holding company

Also found in: Thesaurus, Financial, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: holding company - a holding company owning or controlling one or more banks
holding company - a company with controlling shares in other companies
multibank holding company - a bank holding company owning several banks
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Heritage Commerce Corp, a California corporation organized in 1998, is a bank holding company registered under the Bank Holding company Act of 1956, as amended.
said, "We are pleased that the shareholders voted to support the conversion to a Bank Holding Company Structure which will provide flexibility as we continue to grow and service a larger client base.
ROA measures how effectively a bank holding company uses its assets, but it does not consider how effectively these assets have been financed.
This approval is pursuant to the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, administered by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).
The Bank Holding Company Act, which became law two decades later, required banks to limit their activities to those "closely related to banking." This was a restriction, for example, which kept banking and insurance underwriting separate.
The Governmental Accounting standards Board published a new technical bulletin on deposits and investments for certain bank holding company transactions, as well as a new interpretation on recognizing property tax revenue.
(a)The loan concentration index equals the sum of the squared shares of each of the bank holding company's loan types (commercial and industrial, real estate, agricultural, consumer, and other) as a fraction of total loans.
If a bank holding company has banks in 10 states, is it going to have to operate under 10 different sets of rules?
Mackinac Financial Corporation is the bank holding company for mBank.
Colorado, US-based bank holding company National Bank Holdings Corp.