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Business Icons: Warren Stephens Steers Company Into Growth, Expansion

by George Waldon 8/8/2016 12:00 am

Warren Stephens has done more than just safeguard the fortunes of a company birthed during the Depression and founded on entrepreneurial moxie. The second-generation CEO and stakeholder took it to another level and solidified his status as a billionaire along the way.

Ten Arkansas Business Icons Have Stories to Tell

by Gwen Moritz 8/8/2016 12:00 am

Arkansas Business presents these ten Arkansas business icons as a way to acquaint readers with the personalities behind some of the most familiar names in our state’s business community.

Tech Park Transactions Surpass $12.6 Million (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 5/23/2016 12:00 am

The acquisition encompassed four office buildings and three parking lots. The biggest deal with Five Main LLC, led by Warren Stephens, was valued at $10.8 million

Dillard's Spends Over $2.25M on Stephens Insurance, Media Buys in Fiscal 2015

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/11/2016 12:00 am

Dillard’s Inc. of Little Rock spent more than $2.25 million with companies associated with Warren Stephens in its fiscal 2015.

French Hill Names Warren Stephens, Others to Campaign Staff

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/7/2016 1:50 pm

U.S. Rep. French Hill, R-Ark., announced his campaign leadership and staff on Thursday, including Warren Stephens as finance chairman.

Tech Park Moving From Concept to Physical Reality

by Mark Carter 12/14/2015 12:00 am

Having recently cleared its last property acquisition hurdle for phase one of the $100 million project, the Little Rock Technology Park Authority board now has full architect renderings in hand.

8 of Arkansas' Most Enduring Families

by Todd Traub and Mark Carter 10/11/2015 8:00 am

For generations these Arkansas families have made vital contributions to the state’s economic landscape, while also maintaining a commitment to giving back through numerous philanthropic endeavors.

Stephens' Halifax Made Money Before Sale to New Media

by Sean Beherec 1/26/2015 12:00 am

A recent U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission filing by the company that bought Halifax Media, the private newspaper chain partially owned by Warren Stephens, revealed more details about his company’s financials.

Shadow Lake, Turtle Creek Apartments Tandem Sales Surpass $40.5 Million (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 12/15/2014 12:00 am

The 296-unit Shadow Lake Apartments at 13111 W. Markham St. sold for $26.87 million and the 216-unit Turtle Creek Apartments at 601 Napa Valley Drive went for $13.71 million.

Stephens Interest in Newspapers Waning

by Sean Beherec 12/1/2014 12:00 am

Stephens Media, the newspaper chain jointly owned by Warren Stephens and his cousins, Witt Stephens Jr. and Elizabeth Stephens Campbell, has been downsizing since a new CEO arrived last December. And last month, the Florida-based newspaper chain that Warren Stephens helped start in 2010 was sold in a $280 million deal that will close early next year.

Metro Builders Property Weighs In at $3.8 Million (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 9/1/2014 12:00 am

A commercial project in North Little Rock shifted ownership in a $3.8 million transaction. Dozens of lots in North Little Rock’s Villages of San Luis residential development were sold in combined transactions totaling $1.56 million. And a 17,234-SF nonprofit facility in midtown Little Rock tipped the scales at $1.35 million.

Warren Stephens Bets on Britain's Bathstore

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/28/2014 12:00 am

Warren Stephens, whose wealth Forbes put at $2.6 billion as of Thursday and who appears on our Power List, made a splash earlier this month in the United Kingdom with his backing of a management buyout of Bathstore.

Halifax Media Buys Telegram & Gazette from Red Sox Owner

by Luke Jones 6/2/2014 12:00 am

Halifax, a newspaper chain in which Little Rock financier Warren Stephens is a major investor, announced last month a deal to buy the Telegram & Gazette of Worcester, Massachusetts, from John Henry, owner of the Boston Red Sox and the Boston Globe.

First Tee Closer To Making It On Its Own

by Jim Harris 4/21/2014 12:00 am

As any course owner will tell you, golf is an expensive business. Even with the largess of the Stephens family in Little Rock, golf has been a costly endeavor at the First Tee of Central Arkansas.

Dillard's 2013 Ad Buys from Stephens Media Companies Slip in Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/7/2014 12:00 am

In 2013, Dillard’s Inc. of Little Rock spent $3.91 million for advertising to media companies associated with Little Rock investor Warren Stephens.

Stephens Among Shareholders Who See Stock Drop in Conn's Shop

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/3/2014 12:00 am

Yes, helpful tipsters, we saw the stock price of Conn’s Inc. plummet a couple of weeks back, and yes, we realize that Little Rock’s Stephens family and Jon Jacoby are major shareholders in Conn’s.

Rogue Broker at Stephens Inc. Caused Penalty, $1.9M Claim

by George Waldon 2/17/2014 12:00 am

Lost in the political fracas between the Arkansas Securities Department and Stephens Inc. is the event that started it all: a customer complaint against a former Stephens stockbroker, William Wayne LaRue.

Chef Joël Antunes Stresses ‘Friendly’ Food at Ashley's

by Jan Cottingham 1/6/2014 12:00 am

Chef Joël Antunes is a methodical man. He has spent a year figuring out what he wants to do as executive chef at the Capital Hotel in Little Rock, and what he wants to do is build a team, which he’s done, and build a home, which he plans.

Alotian's Western Amateur Golf Tournament Raised $150,000 for Evans Scholars Foundation

by Lance Turner 11/21/2013 7:32 am

The 111th Western Amateur championship, held this summer at Warren Stephens' Alotian Club golf course in Roland, raised $150,000 for the Evans Scholars Foundation.

Halifax Media Group Buys Three Florida Dailies

by Luke Jones 11/4/2013 12:00 am

Halifax Media Group, the Daytona Beach, Fla., newspaper chain owned partially by Little Rock financier Warren Stephens, recently purchased three more daily newspapers in Florida.

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