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Fort Smith Leads ATBI in Second Quarter of 2014

by Lee Hogan 9/11/2014 10:13 am

For the second quarter of 2014, Fort Smith remained the leading city on the Arkansas Tech Business Index.

Purchases Spur Redevelopment Of Bank Branch Sites

by George Waldon 7/7/2014 12:00 am

Two competitors recently stepped into the Pulaski County banking market to replace Metropolitan National Bank and National Bank of Arkansas. Even with the redevelopment of four NBA branches, Pulaski County has no shortage of banking locations, with 199 full-service branches operated by more than two dozen lenders.

Arvest to Keep Four NBA Branches, Close Three

by Gwen Moritz 1/2/2014 11:15 am

Arvest Bank branches on McCain Boulevard in North Little Rock and West Markham Street in Little Rock will be closed, with their operations being moved to former branches of National Bank of Arkansas that Arvest acquired in December.

Consolidation Likely for Arvest Overlap With National Bank Branches

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/16/2013 12:00 am

Arvest Bank has made no official announcement of its plans for consolidating the seven branches acquired in the recent purchase of North Little Rock’s National Bank of Arkansas and letters won’t be mailed to customers until Dec. 27, according to John Womack, CEO for the central Arkansas market.

Arvest Completes Purchase of National Bank of Arkansas

by Lance Turner 12/9/2013 7:36 am

Arvest Bank on Saturday said its acquisition of National Bank of Arkansas of North Little Rock is complete. The companies announced the deal in October.

Lay-offs Likely After Arvest Absorbs National Bank

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/18/2013 12:00 am

Some of the 80 or so employees of National Banking Corp., the holding company of North Little Rock’s National Bank of Arkansas, will be out of a job soon.

Arvest Bank Is Buying National Banking Corp.

by George Waldon and Lance Turner 10/2/2013 12:05 pm

Arvest Bank is buying National Banking Corp., the holding company of North Little Rock's National Bank of Arkansas, continuing a string of bank deals in 2013. Chartered in 1982, National Bank of Arkansas has seven locations in Little Rock, North Little Rock, Sherwood, Maumelle and Conway.

Arvest Closes on Purchase of 29 Bank of America Branches

by Lance Turner 3/25/2013 10:22 am

Arvest Bank of Fayetteville says it has closed on its purchase of 29 bank branches in four states, including Arkansas, from Bank of America Corp.

Arvest Bank to Close on Bank of America Acquisitions on March 22

by Lance Turner 2/18/2013 11:20 am

Arvest Bank of Fayetteville says it has received regulatory approval to buy 29 bank branches in four states, including Arkansas, from Bank of America Corp.

Arvest Bank to Purchase 29 Bank of America Branches in 4 States

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/13/2012 3:47 pm

Arvest Bank of Fayetteville announces that it has agreed to buy 29 bank branches in four states, including Arkansas, from Bank of America Corp. The agreement includes nine branches in Arkansas in Harrison, Hot Springs, Hot Springs Village, Mountain Home and Russellville.

Deposits in Arkansas Banks Grow by 2.7 Percent

by Gwen Moritz 11/5/2012 12:00 am

Bank deposits in Arkansas grew by 2.7 percent to $53.4 billion in the 12 months that ended June 30, much slower than the national pace (8.5 percent) for the second straight year. But that’s just an average, and some Arkansas banks were grabbing deposits with both hands while others were taking a pass.