Tagged: white river bancshares

Wichita Bank Buys Community First Bancshares in $69M Deal

by Lance Turner 7/15/2016 8:43 am

Equity Bancshares Inc. of Wichita said Thursday that it had agreed to purchase all outstanding shares of Community First Bancshares Inc. of Harrison in a deal worth about $69 million. The deal will require Community First to dispose of its $8.2 million ownership interest in White River Bancshares Inc. of Fayetteville, which controls Signature Bank of Arkansas and the Bank of Brinkley.

7 Arkansas Lenders Still Indebted to Treasury After TARP Relief

by George Waldon 11/4/2013 12:00 am

Seven Arkansas lenders remain under the umbrella of the U.S. Treasury’s TARP program in the aftermath of the 2008 financial meltdown. The group collectively received more than $126 million through the Capital Purchase Program-Troubled Asset Relief Program.