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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.

The Top 10 Business Stories of 2014

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/30/2014 7:12 pm

Politics, white-collar crime, banking acquisitions, Turner Grain and more. Arkansas Business recaps the top 10 stories from the year that was 2014.

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.

2013: The Summer of Big Bank Deals

by Lance Turner 9/16/2013 12:00 am

The sale of Metropolitan National Bank is one of three prominent bank deals that’s been playing out in 2013.

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