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Forbes List of Richest People for 2015 Includes 10 with Arkansas Ties

by Mark Carter 9/30/2015 9:53 am

The list once again is led by Microsoft's Bill Gates. Wal-Mart heir Jim Walton leads a group of Arkansans and those with close ties to the state included on the list.

The Cool Side of Warren Stephens

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/27/2015 12:00 am

The relationship between Marc Gorlin, the founder and CEO of Atlanta startup Roadie, and Warren Stephens, CEO of Stephens Inc., goes back to the late ’90s, Gorlin says.

Warren Stephens Bets on Startup Roadie Shipping Network

by Jan Cottingham 4/27/2015 12:00 am

Roadie uses the excess capacity of passenger vehicles already on the road to move packages from one point to another. The Roadie mobile app connects drivers with people who need to ship goods to where those drivers are already headed.

Stephens Inc. Hires 5 From Sterne Agee

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/13/2015 10:12 am

Stephens Inc. of Little Rock said Friday that it will hire five managing directors from the Depository Investment Banking Group of Sterne Agee.

Warren Stephens Media Properties Rake Millions of Advertising Dollars from Dillard's

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/6/2015 12:00 am

Dillard’s Inc. of Little Rock spent more than $2.35 million on advertising with properties associated with Warren Stephens in fiscal 2014, down from $3.91 million the year before.

Nine Billionaires with Arkansas Ties Make Forbes 500 List

by Mark Carter 3/2/2015 10:33 am

Nine billionaires with Arkansas ties find themselves on the most recent Forbes 500 list of the world's richest people, released this week.

Warren Stephens On $102 Million Media Sale: 'Outstanding' Return on Investment

by Sean Beherec 2/19/2015 4:02 pm

New Media Investment Group Inc. said Thursday that it will purchase "substantially all of the assets of Stephens Media" for $102.5 million in cash. Stephens Media is jointly owned by Warren Stephens and his cousins, Witt Stephens Jr. and Elizabeth Stephens Campbell.

Chuy's Hiring 175 Employees for North Little Rock Location

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/19/2015 1:29 pm

The Austin, Texas-based Tex-Mex restaurant will hire both full-time and part-time positions, including hosts, servers, bussers and bartenders.

Aircraft Hangar Lands $9.2M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 12/8/2014 12:00 am

The sale of a 45,117-SF hangar at Clinton National Airport weighed in at $9.2 million while down the street, a 75,100-SF industrial facility in east Little Rock changed hands in an $800,000 deal.

Warren Stephens' Halifax Media Sells to New York Firm

by Sean Beherec 11/21/2014 7:35 am

New Media Investment Group Inc. of New York City has announced plans to purchase Halifax Media, the newspaper chain partially owned by Warren Stephens, for $280 million.

Chuy's to Open in March in North Little Rock

by Lance Turner 11/17/2014 8:59 am

Chuy's will open a new restaurant in North Little Rock in March, according to its local owner and operator Dallas Hagar.

Report: Warren Stephens Connected to $31M Pebble Beach Mansion

by Lee Hogan 11/14/2014 4:27 pm

It appears Warren Stephens, CEO of Stephens Inc. of Little Rock, is the new owner of a luxurious, California home that overlooks the 13th Green of the Pebble Beach Golf Links in Monterey County.

Stephens Family Acquires Multimillion-Dollar Hangars at Clinton National Airport

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/10/2014 12:00 am

Real estate improvements associated with fixed-base operations at the Clinton National Airport in Little Rock generated tandem multimillion-dollar deals.

15 Years Later, Shocking Markle Murder-Suicide Case Fades From View

by Gwen Moritz 3/31/2014 12:00 am

But as the 15th anniversary of the deaths of John, Christina, Amy and Suzanne Markle nears, the only lingering attention comes from a handful of conspiracy theorists who insinuate — but never quite allege — that Bill Clinton or Jack and Witt Stephens may have been involved in the annihilation of the prosperous Little Rock family.

Who is Melanie Steele... And Why Is She Buying All This Stuff?

by Gwen Moritz 3/31/2014 12:00 am

Since the beginning of the year, Melanie Steele has paid $1 million for a home in Chenal Valley; $385,000 for a house in Canal Pointe and $92,000 for the lot next door; $357,500 for a house in the Lakewood section of North Little Rock; and $80,000 for a house that she then moved off its lot in Indian Hills. All in cash.

Stephens-Owned News Bureau Lays Off 5

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/28/2014 11:56 am

The Arkansas News Bureau has laid off five employees, leaving one full-time reporter in its North Little Rock office, bureau chief Dennis Byrd said.

Stephens Media Rolls With Ed Moss as New CEO

by Luke Jones 12/2/2013 12:00 am

Stephens Media LLC of Las Vegas recently announced it had named Ed Moss as CEO, replacing Michael Ferguson, who stepped down effective immediately.

Review-Journal to Sun Publisher: Drop Warren Stephens, Other Exec From Lawsuit

by Associated Press 10/2/2013 2:29 pm

The corporate owners of the Las Vegas Review-Journal want a federal judge to drop two top executives from a lawsuit by the editor-publisher of the rival Las Vegas Sun that aims to block buyout attempts.

Forbes 400 List of Richest People Includes 10 with Arkansas Ties

by Mark Carter 9/17/2013 9:38 am

The 2013 Forbes 400 list of the country's richest people includes 10 with close Arkansas ties. Wal-Mart heiress Christy Walton leads the list of Arkansans and those with close ties to the state.

Four Central Arkansas Fitness Centers Sold to Group Led by Stephens Execs for $18.8M

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/29/2013 12:00 am

The transaction includes three Little Rock properties: the Little Rock Athletic Club at 4610 Sam Peck Road, Little Rock Racquet Club at 1 Huntington Road and Downtown Athletic Club at 111 Center St. The fourth piece of the deal is North Little Rock Athletic Club at 3804 McCain Park Drive.