Banking & Finance Archive

ArkansasGives Nets $6.1M for Nonprofits

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/17/2017 11:39 am

The Arkansas Community Foundation announces certified results of the ArkansasGives program, a one-day online giving event held on April 6. A total of $6.1 million was collected for more than 930 nonprofits statewide.

Judge Scraps Fake Will of Deepwater Horizon Survivor

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/17/2017 12:00 am

A judge has thrown out the fake will allegedly created by a Camden woman to make sure her daughter got the assets of a Deepwater Horizon survivor who died in an auto accident.

Acxiom Returning to Conway Roots

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 4/17/2017 12:00 am

With the sale last month of its Little Rock headquarters, plans to renovate its Conway campus and hopes of expanding its client base, Acxiom Corp. CEO Scott Howe says his company is evolving.

At 20, Arkansas E-Government Draws Cheers

by Kyle Massey 4/17/2017 12:00 am

The public-private partnership that Bob Sanders helped create, Information Network of Arkansas, is celebrating its 20th anniversary and is still setting records.

Medical Clinic Replaces Nichols Furniture After $3M Purchase (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 4/17/2017 12:00 am

PTCOA Shackleford Clinic LLC, led by Dr. Meraj Siddiqui and Dr. Ronald Tilley, bought the Nichols Furniture store at 108 N. Shackleford Road.

SPONSORED: Professional Business Brokers: Do You Need One If You're Looking to Sell?

by 4/13/2017 07:00 am

Intermediaries can create a competitive atmosphere that drives prices and terms.

Bear State Sets Annual Meeting Date, Discloses Salaries

by George Waldon 4/12/2017 11:09 am

The annual filing also disclosed that Bear State Financial Holdings LLC of Little Rock remained the largest shareholder with a 40.28 percent stake worth more than $141 million.

Dickson Named Chairman of Arkansas Bankers Association

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/12/2017 11:04 am

Dave Dickson was installed Tuesday as the 2017-18 chairman of the Arkansas Bankers Association at the group's 127th annual convention in Little Rock.

Bank of the Ozarks Posts Record 1Q Net Income

by Lance Turner 4/11/2017 06:56 am

Bank of the Ozarks Inc. of Little Rock says net income for the first quarter was a record $89.2 million, up 73 percent from the same quarter last year.

Asa Hutchinson Among Speakers at 2nd Conference on Delta's Future

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/10/2017 11:33 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson will be the featured luncheon speaker at a conference on the future of the Arkansas Delta on May 19 at the Pine Bluff Convention Center.

Foreclosure Suit Takes Aim at Home of Walter Quinn

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/10/2017 12:00 am

Malvern National Bank claims more than $1.2 million is outstanding on a loan secured by the Riverview Point residence. The loan has been in default since November, according to the bank.

Brandon Woodrome Makes Request for Leniency

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/10/2017 12:00 am

Brandon Woodrome, the 29-year-old former Fort Smith construction company owner, has asked for a light term in federal prison when he is sentenced next week for one count each of bank fraud and wire fraud.

Bank Assets, Profits Up; Charters Dwindle on List of Largest Arkansas Banks

by Gwen Moritz 4/10/2017 12:00 am

Out-of-state acquisitions by publicly traded banks pushed total assets reported by Arkansas charters up by almost 17 percent to more than $88 billion at year-end 2016.

Searcy Energy Lender Southeast Capital Quietly on the Rise

by Kyle Massey 4/10/2017 12:00 am

Jay Barber has quietly built a national business as an energy banker in Searcy, but he's not completely hush-hush.

Bank of the Ozarks Names Matt Buchanan SVP (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/10/2017 12:00 am

Matt Buchanan has joined Bank of the Ozarks as senior vice president and commercial lender, and he will work out of the bank's headquarters office on Chenal Parkway at Rahling Road in Little Rock.

Grief, Pain and the Fall of Turner Grain

by Mark Friedman 4/10/2017 12:00 am

With his father's death in late 2013 and stress contributing to his losing some 60 pounds in 30 days, Turner Grain Merchandising Inc. co-owner Jason Coleman said he was in no condition to run his company in the months leading to its collapse in August 2014.

Filling A Void in Education (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 4/10/2017 12:00 am

Since my mother showed me how a mortgage amortization worked when I was in junior high, I'm surprised that even a high school student wouldn't know what interest is. Act 480 requires schools to introduce students to basic consumer finance, debt and credit management, and the need is obvious.

The Latest Chance for Pine Bluff (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 4/10/2017 12:00 am

Pine Bluff has never lacked for boosters, but there must be more than sentimental nostalgia for a once-great city to create real, sustainable growth.

Feds Ask To Sell One Bank & Trust

by George Waldon 4/10/2017 12:00 am

A change of ownership is in motion for Little Rock's One Bank & Trust. The U.S. government has asked for a court-ordered stock sale of controlling interest in the $305 million-asset bank.

Arkansas Loosens Limits, Expands Crowdfunding Options

by Marty Cook 4/10/2017 12:00 am

More Arkansas investors will soon have more options for putting their money to work.

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