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Information for 1st American State Bank of Minnesota, Hancock, MN
  1. Introduction
  2. Press Release
  3. Acquiring Financial Institution
  4. Priority of Claims
  5. Dividend Information
  6. Purchase and Assumption Agreement (531 KB PDF File - PDF Help)
  7. Bid Summary
  8. Receivership Termination
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I.  Introduction
On Friday, February 5, 2010, 1st American State Bank of Minnesota, Hancock, MN was closed by the Minnesota Department of Commerce, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) was named Receiver. As Receiver, the FDIC is charged with winding up the business affairs of the failed financial institution. This includes the disposition of assets and liabilities of the failed financial institution and payment of dividends to approved creditors in order of priority.

The FDIC, as Receiver, has taken all necessary actions to conclude the affairs of the failed financial institution, made all dividend distributions as required by law and the receivership is deemed terminated.
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II.  Press Release
The FDIC has issued a press release (PR-030-2010) about the institution's closure.  If you represent a media outlet and would like information about the closure, please contact LaJuan Williams-Young at
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III.  Acquiring Financial Institution
All deposit accounts have been transferred to Community Development Bank, FSB, Ogema, MN ("assuming institution") and will be available immediately.  On Monday, February 8, 2010, the former 1st American State Bank of Minnesota locations will reopen as branches of Community Development Bank, FSB.

Your transferred deposits will be separately insured from any accounts you may already have at Community Development Bank, FSB for six months after the failure of 1st American State Bank of Minnesota. Checks that were drawn on 1st American State Bank of Minnesota that did not clear before the institution closed will be honored as long as there are sufficient funds in the account.  If you have questions about your account(s) transferred to the assuming bank, you may speak to an FDIC representative by calling 1-800-523-8159.

For general questions about FDIC deposit insurance coverage, please call 1-877-275-3342 or visit EDIE, the FDIC's Electronic Deposit Insurance Estimator.

EDIE - FDIC's Electronic Deposit Insurance Estimator

You may withdraw your funds from any transferred account without an early withdrawal penalty until you enter into a new deposit agreement with Community Development Bank, FSB as long as the deposits are not pledged as collateral for loans. You may view more information about Community Development Bank by visiting their web site.

Community Development Bank (www.comdevbank.com)

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IV.  Priority of Claims
In accordance with Federal law, allowed claims will be paid, after administrative expenses, in the following order of priority:
  1. Depositors
  2. General Unsecured Creditors
  3. Subordinated Debt
  4. Stockholders
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V.  Dividend Information
Dividend History on 1st American State Bank of Minnesota

Dividend Information on Failed Financial Institutions
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VIII.  Receivership Termination
The FDIC as Receiver for 1st American State Bank of Minnesota, has taken all actions necessary to terminate the Receivership Estate.

The Receiver published a legal notice of intent to terminate the receivership on August 6, 2013.

The Receiver has made all dividend distributions required by law.

Effective November 1, 2013, the Receivership Estate has been terminated, the Receiver was discharged and the Receivership Estate ceased existence as a legal entity.
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Last Updated 11/01/2013 cservicefdicdal@fdic.gov