Banking & Finance


How Green Is Money? Ask L'Oréal, and Halter

How Green Is Money? Ask L'Oréal, and Halter

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Bill Halter is hardly the face of Maybelline, but he's looking good in the wake of L'Oréal USA's announcement last month that it has reached carbon-neutral operations in the United States. read more >

Petit Jean Bank Adds 5 to Board (Movers & Shakers)

Petit Jean Bank Adds 5 to Board (Movers & Shakers)

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Brandi Cooper, Neil Corder, Karen Cree, Rich Moellers and Brandon Zinser have joined the board of directors of Petit Jean Bancshares Inc. of Morrilton and Petit Jean State Bank. read more >

$86.2M Judgment Awarded in Park Plaza Foreclosure

$86.2M Judgment Awarded in Park Plaza Foreclosure

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Pulaski County Circuit Judge Alice Gray awarded an $86.2 million judgment plus interest from July 1 to Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas against Park Plaza Mall CMBS LLC of Chattanooga, Tennessee. read more >

Community First Trust Attracts $6M Buyer

Community First Trust Attracts $6M Buyer

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William Kerst Jr. wasn't looking to sell Community First Trust Co. in 2021. But two years ago, events began pulling the president and CEO of the Hot Springs enterprise toward the possibility. read more >

RIA That Lost Client Falls as Others Rise

RIA That Lost Client Falls as Others Rise

Business ListBanking & Finance

The pandemic years have been good for registered investment advisors, with most of the top RIAs based in Arkansas posting increased assets under management since Arkansas Business' last list of money managers appeared a year ago. read more >

US Net Wealth Distribution Rises

US Net Wealth Distribution Rises

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In the first quarter of 2021, the share of net wealth in the United States held by the top 10% rose slightly from the previous quarter to 69.8% read more >

The Village at Valley Ranch Sells for $10.7M

The Village at Valley Ranch Sells for $10.7M

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This week presents a quartet of million-dollar real estate transactions in Little Rock, redevelopment in North Little Rock and nine of Pulaski County's big construction projects. read more >