Tagged: bank of the ozarks

George Gleason Receives LR Rotary Club Award

by Lee Hogan 5/6/2014 2:48 pm

George Gleason, chairman, CEO and largest shareholder of Bank of the Ozarks Inc., was honored Tuesday afternoon by the Rotary Club of Little Rock as the 2014 honoree of the Business & Professional Leader of the Year Award.

Delinquent Debts Push Developer Phil Herrington Out at Oklahoma City Country Club

by George Waldon 2/3/2014 12:00 am

Eleventh-hour negotiations in January produced an agreement that derailed a court-ordered auction of Gaillardia Golf & Country Club in Oklahoma City. The outcome formalized the exit of Little Rock developer Phil Herrington from the club’s ownership picture after 11 years and allowed him to shed more than $8.3 million of debt.

Bank OREO Adds Up In Washington County

by George Waldon 1/27/2014 12:00 am

The roster of land, homes and buildings in Washington County recovered from bad loans (known as Other Real Estate Owned) has shrunk for some and grown for others through acquisition.

Former Fayetteville Business Owner Indicted

by Gwen Moritz 1/7/2014 1:51 pm

The former owner of a defunct Fayetteville leasing company has been charged with 12 federal felonies, including bank fraud against Bank of the Ozarks and First Security Bank.

Phil Herrington's Oklahoma City Golf Club Poised for Auction Block

by George Waldon 12/16/2013 12:00 am

The proposed auction of the Gaillardia Golf & Country Club next month is threatening to remove the last Arkansas ties to the Oklahoma City country club.

Arkansas Public Companies See Mixed Stock Results After Recession

by Jan Cottingham 7/22/2013 12:00 am

Four years after the recession, a look at the stock performance of the 18 publicly traded companies headquartered in Arkansas shows mixed results.

Oklahoma Country Club Latest Foreclosure Target in Herrington Case

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/15/2013 12:00 am

Foreclosure action is taking place in Oklahoma City and centers on the 275-acre Gaillardia Golf & Country Club with its 7,240-yard championship course.

Benton County Residential OREO Sampler

by George Waldon 6/24/2013 12:00 am

A bank-by-bank look at some of the Other Real Estate Owned properties in Benton County, which includes residential lots and undeveloped acreage.

Arkansas Bank Assets Grow by 4.75 Percent

by Gwen Moritz 5/6/2013 12:00 am

Assets held by banks headquartered in Arkansas grew by 4.75 percent to $61.3 billion during 2012 even as the number of individual charters remained almost stable.

More Arkansas Banks Offering Instant-Issue Debit Cards

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/11/2013 12:00 am

For bank customers who lose their debit cards, a long wait is no longer required at some Arkansas institutions.

The Biggest Deals of 2012: Mergers, Acquisitions in Arkansas Make for a Busy Year

by Jan Cottingham 1/21/2013 12:00 am

Deal-making activity in Arkansas picked up in 2012 over 2011 levels, with the number of mergers and acquisitions believed to be valued at $9 million or more rising to 80 last year compared with 70 the year before.

Arkansas Business: Best Quotes of 2012

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2012 12:00 am

From John L. Smith’s pep talk to reporters to U.S. District Judge Bill Wilson’s withering remarks to out-of-line prosecutors, they said it all in 2012.

Arkansas Business: The Best & Worst News of 2012

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2012 12:00 am

There was good news and there was bad news in Arkansas in 2012. And in case you’ve forgotten the details, the Arkansas Business staff is here to remind you.

The Top 10 Arkansas Business Stories of 2012: Making History

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2012 12:00 am

The Razorbacks' awful year. Wal-Mart under scrutiny. The GOP takes control. Dillard's, Murphy and growing banks. Arkansas Business takes its annual look at the most important business stories in Arkansas that took place during 2012.