Tagged: warren stephens

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.

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.

Dillard’s Pay To Stephens’ Firms Up 16.7%

by Kate Knable 4/15/2013 12:00 am

Dillard’s Inc. paid $4.1 million for advertising to media companies associated with Warren Stephens of Little Rock for its fiscal year that ended Feb. 2, an increase of 16.7 percent over the previous year.

Video: Capital Hotel’s New Chef Joël Antunes Cooking for Growth

by Kate Knable 1/7/2013 12:00 am

Antunes expects to change the Ashley’s menu, but he doesn’t plan to make the fare incompatible with what Richardson and his team have done in the past.

Improved Market Results in Larger List of State's Top Stockholders

by Gwen Moritz 10/29/2012 12:00 am

The list of Arkansans with publicly disclosed stock holdings valued at more than $1 million grows from 93 names last year to 102 this year. Big winners on this year's list include the Stephens and Dillard families.

Wal-Mart Big for Stephens, Bigger for Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/2/2012 12:00 am

Wal-Mart long ago outgrew any need for the Little Rock investment bank that took it public in 1970, and that initial offering was so small as to be unthinkable today. But Wal-Mart boosted Stephens Inc.’s cachet considerably, and its importance to the state of Arkansas has been immeasurable, according to Stephens CEO Warren Stephens.