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FIS Partners With Two Startups; 2nd FinTech Accelerator Ends

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 7/27/2017 11:27 am

Global technology provider FIS partners with two startups that graduated from last year's inaugural VC FinTech Accelerator.

Bear State 2Q Earnings Up 49 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/27/2017 9:34 am

Bear State Financial Inc. of Little Rock reports second-quarter earnings of $6.7 million, up about 49 percent from the same quarter last year.

Bear State 1Q Profit Up 48 Percent

by Lance Turner 4/20/2017 7:44 am

Bear State Financial Inc. of Little Rock reported Thursday first-quarter earnings of $4.9 million, up 48 percent from the same quarter last year.

Bear State Sets Annual Meeting Date, Discloses Salaries

by George Waldon 4/12/2017 11:09 am

The annual filing also disclosed that Bear State Financial Holdings LLC of Little Rock remained the largest shareholder with a 40.28 percent stake worth more than $141 million.

Bear State Financial 3Q Earnings Up 47 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/21/2016 11:31 am

Bear State Financial Inc. of Little Rock reports third-quarter earnings of $4.7 million, up 47 percent from the same time last year.

Bear State Bank Partners with Fintech Startups, One to Stay in Little Rock

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 8/4/2016 10:47 am

Bear State Financial Inc. of Little Rock has partnered with two startups — LumoXchange of Atlanta and Monotto of Charleston, South Carolina — that participated in the first FinTech Accelerator program.

Bear State Financial: 2Q Net Income Up 80 Percent

by Lance Turner 7/21/2016 10:40 am

Bear State Financial Inc. of Little Rock reports second-quarter net income of $4.5 million, up 80 percent from the same quarter last year.

Despite Individual Victories, Progress Slow For Women in Arkansas Banking

by Gwen Moritz 5/9/2016 12:00 am

For women in Arkansas’ banking industry, every encouraging development seems to be matched by discouraging reality.

Machen, Billings Promoted at Bear State Financial

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/27/2016 3:06 pm

Bear State Financial Inc. of Little Rock, the holding company for Bear State Bank, announced Wednesday that it had promoted James M. Machen and Sherri Billings within the bank.

Bear State Latest Bank Going for State Charter

by George Waldon 4/11/2016 12:00 am

Bear State Bank of Little Rock, which now has a national bank charter despite its name, intends to convert to a state charter.

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Banking & Finance

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

A banking and finance resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

Show-Me State Hoosier Mark McFatridge Leads Bear State Financial

by George Waldon 12/7/2015 12:00 am

When Bear State Financial made its first out-of-state acquisition of Metropolitan National Bank of Springfield, Missouri, it didn't find just a merger partner in Mark McFatridge, president and CEO of Metropolitan. It found a new leader for its management team.

Mark McFatridge Named CEO of Bear State Financial

by Lance Turner 10/1/2015 9:10 am

Bear State Financial Inc. of Little Rock announced that Mark McFatridge had been appointed CEO and director of both Bear State Financial and Bear State Bank effective immediately. McFatridge is the former CEO of Metropolitan National Bank of Springfield, Missouri, which Bear State acquired.

Bear State Posts $2.5M Profit in 2Q

by Mark Carter 7/31/2015 2:37 pm

Bear State Financial Inc. of Little Rock, the publicly traded holding company for Bear State Bank, announced Friday second quarter 2015 earnings of $2.5 million.

Bank of the Ozarks Tops Bank Performance Scorecard

by Alexis Crowe 7/30/2015 11:17 am

Three Arkansas banks ranked among Bank Director magazine's list of top mid-size performers in the country, with Bank of the Ozarks of Little Rock taking the No. 1 spot.

Bear State Posts $2.3M Profit in 1Q

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/15/2015 11:27 am

The publicly traded holding company for Bear State Bank collapsed three bank charters in the first quarter.

Bear State Financial Discloses Raises for Executives, Sets Meeting Date

by George Waldon 4/29/2015 4:46 pm

Bear State Financial Inc. released its annual proxy statement and announced its annual shareholders meeting to be held May 29 at the company's Harrison headquarters.

Bear State Financial Merges 3 Bank Charters

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/18/2015 2:19 pm

Bear State Financial Inc. of Little Rock, the holding company for First Federal Bank, First National Bank and Heritage Bank, said it completed a merger of all three bank charters under one name, Bear State Bank.

Market Disruption Opens New Doors for Bear State Financial

by George Waldon 8/4/2014 12:00 am

The June acquisition of First National Security Co. propelled Bear State Financial Inc. of Harrison into the top tier of Arkansas bank holding companies.

Bear State Buy Poised To Take Assets to $1.5B

by George Waldon 6/9/2014 12:00 am

Bear State Financial Inc. of Harrison, recently renamed from First Federal Bancshares of Arkansas, is days away from almost tripling its size with the pending acquisition of First National Security Co. of Hot Springs.

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