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The Top 10 Business Stories of 2014

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/22/2014 12:00 am

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

Windstream Details REIT Stock Structure, Plans Special Meeting

by Sean Beherec and Lance Turner 12/18/2014 7:25 am

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock says the company will retain 19.9 percent of the shares of its future real estate investment trust spinoff, with the remaining shares going to Windstream stockholders.

Jeff Gardner Leaves Windstream with $5.1M Package

by Lance Turner 12/12/2014 5:23 pm

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock files details of its final compensation payments to former CEO Jeff Gardner and its new compensation agreement with Gardner’s successor, Tony Thomas.

Windstream Names New CFO, Makes Other Leadership Changes

by Lance Turner 12/12/2014 7:34 am

A day after the resignation of founding CEO Jeff Gardner, Windstream Holdings Inc.’s new chief executive appointed a new CFO and named three executives to oversee company segments.

Tony Thomas Named CEO of Windstream As Jeff Gardner Steps Down

by Lance Turner 12/11/2014 4:01 pm

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock said Thursday that Jeff Gardner has resigned as president and CEO and that Tony Thomas has been appointed to succeed him "effective immediately."

Windstream to Spin Off Some Assets Into Publicly Traded REIT

by Lance Turner 7/29/2014 6:32 am

Windstream Holdings Corp. of Little Rock says it will spin off certain assets, including its fiber and copper network, into a publicly traded real estate investment trust, a move that will lower its debt by $3.2 billion.

Uncertainty Threatens Windstream Dividends

by Luke Jones 11/18/2013 12:00 am

Since its incorporation in 2006, Windstream has been shifting its business model toward more profitable avenues. But its latest financials haven’t thrilled some analysts, and there’s worry that the changes haven’t been effective enough.

Windstream Works to Upgrade As FCC Finds Broadband Lacking

by Luke Jones 5/13/2013 12:00 am

With its new status as a Fortune 500 company, Windstream Corp. looks to keep up its $6.16 billion in revenue. The Federal Communications Commission weighs in to say Windstream broadband could use some improvement.

Windstream Reports 3Q Profit Down 44 Percent

by Lance Turner 11/8/2012 7:07 am

Windstream Corp. of Little Rock reports third-quarter net income of $54 million, or 9 cents per share, down from $78 million or 15 cents per share in the same quarter last year.