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75 Largest Private Companies in Arkansas Combine for $38.9B

by Gwen Moritz 5/21/2018 12:00 am

Revenue at Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield topped $2.5 billion last year, a milestone achieved by only one other company in the 30 years that Arkansas Business has been ranking private companies by revenue.

Stephens, Economics Arkansas Launch Free Enterprise Education Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/9/2018 9:14 am

Stephens Inc. of Little Rock and Economics Arkansas, an educational nonprofit, have created an umbrella PreK-12 program focused on free enterprise education for schools and students across the state.

Stephens Inc. Acquires Dallas Firm's Restructuring Business

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/26/2018 12:39 pm

Stephens Inc. of Little Rock announced Monday that it has acquired Dallas-based Blackhill Partners.

Tour Little Rock: Discover These 13 Unique Places

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/26/2018 12:27 am

You'll find education, the arts and defenders of the nation feel right at home in Little Rock.

Stephens Announces Next Film of Capitalism Series

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/24/2018 4:00 pm

Stephens Inc. of Little Rock announced Wednesday the continuation of its "This is Capitalism" film series with the premiere of "The Future of Capitalism."

Warren Stephens Touts Capitalism to Rotarians

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 1/16/2018 3:13 pm

Stephens Inc. CEO Warren Stephens touts the merits of capitalism at the Rotary Large Club Conference in Little Rock.

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.

Today Marks 30th Anniversary of Markle Murders

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/16/2017 9:37 am

Today is the 30th anniversary of one of the strangest business-related crimes in Arkansas history: the Markle murders. In 2002, Arkansas Business Editor Gwen Moritz wrote a feature recounting the case as its anniversary approached.

Chicago Firm to Acquire ABC Financial Services

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/8/2017 1:45 pm

Private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo of Chicago announces that it will acquire ABC Financial Services Inc. of Sherwood.

'Trump Bump' Benefits Arkansas Stockholders

by Gwen Moritz 11/6/2017 12:00 am

The “Trump Bump” has been very good for most of the 120 names on this year’s list of the state’s biggest stockholders, but the benefits have not been evenly shared.

Tedford and Son Leave Stephens Inc., Go In with Stephens Group

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/16/2017 12:00 am

Bill Tedford has left Stephens Inc. after 51 years, along with son Alan, and they have hooked up with the other side of the Stephens family.

Stephens Inc. Fires Adviser Involved in Rogers Gambling Case

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/4/2017 12:00 am

Stephens Inc. of Little Rock fired the financial adviser whose suspicious cash withdrawals from his personal bank accounts led federal agents to uncover a large-scale illegal gambling operation in Rogers.

Westrock, Circumference Join Money Managers List

by Gwen Moritz 8/14/2017 12:00 am

Stephens Inc. remains the largest broker dealer operating in the state, and its two registered investment advisers have combined assets under management approaching $12 billion to dominate the money managers list.

Adviser's Cash Withdrawals Lead Feds to Sportsbook in Rogers

by Mark Friedman 8/14/2017 12:00 am

A federal investigation into suspicious cash withdrawals from a financial adviser’s personal bank accounts led agents to uncover a large-scale illegal gambling operation in Benton County.

AI Advisers See New World in Wealth Management

by Jan Cottingham 8/14/2017 12:00 am

Artificial intelligence — AI — software that employs “machine learning” has made huge strides in the past few years, primarily because of improvements in computer processing power and data storage.

Bank of the Ozarks Making Its Mark as Bank of the Nation

by George Waldon 7/24/2017 12:00 am

A seven-year string of top-performing bank accolades joins a history dominated by record quarterly earnings for Bank of the Ozarks.

Burlsworth Foundation to Honor Curt Bradbury of Stephens Inc. (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/24/2017 12:00 am

Curt Bradbury, chief operating officer of Stephens Inc., will be honored by the Brandon Burlsworth Foundation on Oct. 10 at the Brandon Burlsworth Legends Dinner, which is to be held at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.

Stephens Inc. Capitalism Series Features a Familiar Face, Jack Stephens

by Kyle Massey 6/30/2017 11:56 am

Stephens Inc., which launched a multimedia series in May dedicated to bolstering the image of capitalism, is focusing on one of its own — Jack Stephens — in its latest short film in the series.

Stephens Inc. Launches Film Series On Heroes of Capitalism

by Kyle Massey 5/22/2017 4:47 pm

Stephens Inc. announced Monday that it has launched a multimedia series called “This Is Capitalism,” featuring short films on some of the heroes of capitalism in the United States, including Warren Stephens’ father, Jackson T. Stephens.

CEO James Reed Demands Quick Results at USA Truck

by Marty Cook 5/1/2017 12:00 am

James Reed knows the best way USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren can remove any questions about its stability is with positive financial results.