Tagged: bank of rison

Minority Owners Challenge Share Price of First Union Financial

by George Waldon 1/20/2014 12:00 am

The 2013 buyout of minority shareholders at First Union Financial Corp. provides a case study on investor dynamics in a privately held concern.

Sigma Holdings Inc. Becomes Holding Company for Bank of Rison

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/2/2013 12:00 am

Sigma Holdings was formed by veteran Little Rock banker Troy Duke and Garland County businessman Lewis Ray “LR” Gardner specifically to buy the bank, which had been left at the altar last year by Fordyce Bank & Trust.

Bank Deals Fly Despite a Flattening Of Deposits

by Gwen Moritz 11/4/2013 12:00 am

Total bank deposits in Arkansas declined by about a half-percent in the 12 months that ended June 30, but that certainly doesn’t mean the state’s banking industry is stagnant.

Troy Duke, L.R. Gardner Plan to Buy Bank of Rison

by Gwen Moritz 5/17/2013 11:38 am

Sigma Holdings Inc. of Little Rock, a newly formed investment company led by veteran Little Rock banker Troy Duke and Garland County businessman Lewis Ray "LR" Gardner, announce a deal to buy the Bank of Rison.