Tagged: bear state financial holdings llc

Bear State to Buy Missouri Bank for $70M

by Gwen Moritz 6/22/2015 4:29 pm

Bear State Financial Inc. of Little Rock, the publicly traded holding company for Bear State Bank, announced Monday that it will pay $70 million for a bank in Springfield, Missouri. The deal will push Bear State's asset base to about $2 billion and expand its network to 55 branches.

First Federal Bancshares to Vote on Name Change, $20M Private Placement

by George Waldon 1/13/2014 10:58 am

Shareholders in First Federal Bancshares of Arkansas Inc. of Harrison will vote on a name change to Bear State Financial Inc. and a $20 million private placement, according to a filing Friday with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

More Details Of First Federal Bancshares' Acquisition of First National Security

by Gwen Moritz 7/3/2013 10:28 am

First Federal Bancshares of Arkansas Inc. of Harrison on Wednesday released additional details about the $129 million acquisition of First National Security Corp., announced on Monday.

Chris Wewers, Incoming CEO, Gets 46 Percent Pay Boost at First Federal

by George Waldon 4/29/2013 10:58 am

The CEO in-waiting at Harrison's First Federal Bancshares of Arkansas Inc. recorded the biggest gain in total compensation among the company's four top executives.