Simmons First Submits 'Successful Bid' for Metropolitan Bank by Lance Turner Posted 9/9/2013 06:31 pm Updated 5 years ago Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff says that it has submitted the successful bid to purchase Metropolitan National Bank of Little Rock. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access articles older than 15 days. Articles newer than 15 days are not included in this offer. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.