Tagged: simmons first national corp.

Simmons Bank Names David Stogsdill SVP of Commercial Banking

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/10/2018 10:52 am

Simmons Bank names David Stogsdill senior vice president of commercial banking. He will oversee growth for commercial clients in central Arkansas.

Home BancShares, Bank OZK, Simmons Shift Books to Reflect Tax Cut

by George Waldon 8/27/2018 12:00 am

The state’s big three publicly traded banking concerns are cruising through 2018 with the added steam of tax savings courtesy of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act enacted on Dec. 22.

Simmons First 2Q Net Income Up 132 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/24/2018 9:24 am

Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff on Monday announced record net income of $53.6 million, up 132 percent from the same quarter last year.

Simmons Bank Gives $2.5M to UAPB for Athletics

by Lance Turner 5/22/2018 11:44 am

Simmons First National Corp. CEO George Makris this morning announced a $2.5 million donation to the athletics program at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

Simmons Bank Names Franklin Shirrell Chief Retail Officer

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/15/2018 10:57 am

Simmons Bank names Franklin Shirrell of Southlake, Texas, chief retail officer.

Simmons Bank Staff Takes Over Acxiom’s Former HQ

by George Waldon 4/9/2018 12:00 am

A year after investing $25 million for a piece of downtown Little Rock, Simmons Bank continues to sort through details to make the former Acxiom headquarters its own.

Simmons Bank: Darren McFadden Gave Adviser Bank Access

by Mark Friedman 4/2/2018 12:00 am

Simmons First National Corp. has denied any wrongdoing in its handling of the bank account of Darren McFadden, the former Arkansas Razorback and NFL player. McFadden has blamed the Pine Bluff bank for failing to warn him about more than $10 million in cash withdrawals and transfers by his financial adviser.

Southwest Bank in Texas Now Operating Under Simmons Banner

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/20/2018 11:23 am

Simmons First National Corp of Pine Bluff said Tuesday that it completed the merger of its subsidiary, Southwest Bank of Fort Worth, Texas, with its main banking subsidiary, Simmons Bank.

Tax Changes: The Good, Bad and Quirky

by Kyle Massey 2/12/2018 12:00 am

Arkansas Business asked a panel of tax experts for insights on the new code, which was signed by President Donald J. Trump in late December. After hitting the highlights, they delved into provisions that surprised them.

Simmons First Post 4Q Profit Decline But Assets Grow

by Lance Turner 1/23/2018 11:11 am

Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff on Monday reported a 30 percent decline in fourth-quarter net income, as merger expenses, a one-time tax adjustment and other factors ate into profit.

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.