Tagged: simmons first national corp.

Simmons First Declares Stock Split

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/19/2018 10:49 am

Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff on Thursday said its board of directors approved a two-for-one stock split in the form of a 100 percent stock dividend.

Simmons Continues Heartland Deconstruction

by George Waldon 1/15/2018 12:00 am

The countdown to folding Heartland Bank operations into Simmons bank is under the 60-day mark.

Forbes Ranks Home BancShares No. 1 on 'Best Banks' List

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/10/2018 11:18 am

Forbes magazine this week ranked Home BancShares Inc. of Conway No. 1 on its annual list of "America's Best Banks."

Citizens Bank Advances Two to Head Batesville Call Center (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/11/2017 12:00 am

Bryan Wagner has been promoted to agri banking relationship manager by Regions Bank in Jonesboro. Brock Fletcher has been hired as a commercial banking relationship manager.

Tracing Path to Big Buys by Simmons Bank

by George Waldon 12/4/2017 12:00 am

Here's a look at some highlights along the path traveled by Simmons First National Corp. to bring two of its biggest deals home and grow the bank holding company into a $14 billion-asset concern.

Cash Offers & Rival Bids: Inside Bear State Bank’s $391M Sale

by Mark Friedman 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Randy Dennis, the president of DD&F Consulting, thought Arvest Bank of Fayetteville and Bear State Bank of Little Rock would be a good fit.

Simmons First National Corp. Announces 2 New Board Members

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/3/2017 3:44 pm

Simmons First National Corp. announced the appointment of Tom Purvis of Fort Worth, Texas, and Russell Teubner of Stillwater, Oklahoma, to its board of directors.

Simmons First Reports 3Q Net Income of $28.9M

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 10/23/2017 10:44 am

Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff reports third-quarter net income of $28.9 million, up 17 percent from $23.4 million for the same quarter of last year.

Closing of Two Acquisitions Pushes Simmons to $14B in Assets

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/20/2017 9:17 am

Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff, parent company of Simmons Bank, announced Thursday it has completed acquisitions of both Southwest Bancorp Inc. of Stillwater, Oklahoma, and First Texas BHC Inc. of Fort Worth, Texas.

Bank of the Ozarks Move Slices Reporting Obligations to Fed

by George Waldon 10/9/2017 12:00 am

When Bank of the Ozarks absorbed its parent company in June, the $20 billion-asset lender shed itself of two regulators.

The Influencers: George Makris of Simmons First National Corp.

by Gwen Moritz 8/21/2017 12:00 am

Simmons First National Corp. CEO George Makris still doesn’t consider himself much of a banker, but he’s a fast learner.

The Influencers: 5 Leaders Behind the Framework of Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/21/2017 12:00 am

Meet five leaders who are influencing their industries, their communities and the future of Arkansas.

As Marijuana Industry Beckons, Banks Just Say No

by Gwen Moritz 7/24/2017 12:00 am

On one side is a new industry desperately needing local banking services. On the other side are bankers salivating at potential deposits and fee revenue. Between them is a federal government that outlaws marijuana.

Simmons First Reports 2Q Net Income of $23.1M

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 7/19/2017 4:13 pm

Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff reports second-quarter net income of $23.1 million, up slightly from $22.9 million for the same quarter of last year.

Simmons First Names Susan Lanigan New Board Member

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/26/2017 10:24 am

Simmons First National Corp. on Friday named Susan S. Lanigan of Nashville, Tennessee, to its board of directors.

Simmons First Completes Purchase of Tennessee Bank

by Lance Turner 5/15/2017 3:07 pm

Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff completes its acquisition of Hardeman County Investment Co. Inc. of Jackson, Tennessee.

Simmons First Not Cooling Its Jets

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/8/2017 12:00 am

Simmons First National Corp. purchased a second jet last fall, a 1997 Dassault Falcon 2000, but don’t expect a fleet.

Ryan Watley Named CEO of Go Forward Pine Bluff

by Lance Turner 5/1/2017 11:05 am

Ryan Watley is named CEO-elect of Go Forward Pine Bluff, a volunteer group backed by Simmons First National Corp. that aims to stop the city's population decline and bolster its tax base.

Simmons Drops Banquet; Home BancShares Adds Board Members

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/1/2017 12:00 am

Simmons First National Corp.’s annual banquet at the Pine Bluff Convention Center, catered by the Pine Bluff Country Club and often featuring background music by the Pine Bluff High School symphony, is no more.

The Latest Chance for Pine Bluff (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 4/10/2017 12:00 am

Pine Bluff has never lacked for boosters, but there must be more than sentimental nostalgia for a once-great city to create real, sustainable growth.