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The Rock Plaza office building in Little Rock was once among the shared investments of John Lewis and Walter Quinn.
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$11M Judgment Lands on Would-be Heartland SuitorLock Icon

A California businessman who in late 2015 was going to work a deal to rescue the now-defunct Heartland Bank was hit last month with an $11 million default judgment in a lawsuit brought by CTHC Holdings LLC, led by Richard “Rick” Williams of Hot Springs. read more >
The former home of the VCC general contracting firm is marked for proposed redevelopment as a parking lot, along with two neighboring office buildings.
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Stephens Plans Parking Lot in Downtown Little RockLock Icon

A planned parking redevelopment would remove three office buildings from Louisiana Street in Little Rock. read more >
Simmons Bank, now occupying the old Acxiom headquarters in downtown Little Rock, has received a $21 million judgment on debt owed by Suneet Singal and  First Capital Real Estate Investments LLC of California. The loans were first made by Heartland Bank.
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$21M Judgment Follows Collapse of Heartland Bank Deal

In late 2015, Suneet Singal thought he had a great deal with Heartland Bank of Little Rock. read more >
Community State Bank at 208 W. Fourth St. in Bradley
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Allcorp Ownership of Bradley Bank Liquidated for $2.6MLock Icon

The long-running Allcorp Inc. bankruptcy case is moving toward a close. read more >
The Soul of the South building at 1 Shackleford Drive in Little Rock.
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Simmons Dismisses Lawsuit Against Soul of the South InvestorsLock Icon

Simmons Bank of Pine Bluff dismissed its lawsuit against investors in the troubled Soul of the South venture without prejudice on Jan. 10. read more >
First State Bank's drive-thru location in Crossett.
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Crossett Bank Waits for Regulators to Cross T’s

The sale of First State Bank of Crossett to Capital Bancorp Inc. of Delhi, Louisiana, that was expected to close this year hasn’t. read more >
Community State Bank at 208 W. Fourth St. in Bradley
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Community State Bank Awaits Bankruptcy Clarity

More than a year has passed since an investment group led by Jeff Hobbs took on the role of would-be buyer of Community State Bank in Bradley. read more >
Lex Golden
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No Auction in Golden Bankruptcy; FDIC Judgment GoneLock Icon

As it stands now, there will be no auction of assets owned by fallen banker Lex Golden and his wife, Ellen. read more >
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Relyance Expands, Takes Possession of Heartland Branches

Three former Heartland Bank locations have expanded the footprint of Pine Bluff’s Relyance Bank to Dallas and Grant counties. read more >
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One Bank, Heartland End 2017 with Loss

Little Rock’s One Bank & Trust pushed its string of consecutive quarterly operational losses to 22 as of Dec. 31. Heartland Bank ended the year with a loss of more than $13.7 million. read more >
George Makris Jr., CEO of Simmons First National Corp.
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Simmons Continues Heartland Deconstruction

The countdown to folding Heartland Bank operations into Simmons bank is under the 60-day mark. read more >
Community State Bank at 208 W. Fourth St. in Bradley
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Suitors Revising Bid For State’s Tiniest Bank

The would-be buyers of the smallest bank in Arkansas have withdrawn their application to acquire Community State Bank of Bradley. read more >
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Relyance Bank to Acquire Heartland Bank Branches

Relyance Bank of Pine Bluff said Wednesday that it will acquire Heartland Bank branches in Bryant, Fordyce and Sheridan and take on certain deposit accounts at Heartland locations in Little Rock. read more >
Walter Quinn, left, has fired the latest volley in his legal squabbles at Heartland's former president, CEO and board member, Richard O’Brien.
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Walter Quinn Sues Heartland Bank, Richard O’ BrienLock Icon

Once the largest stockholder in the Little Rock bank, Quinn claims O’Brien contributed to his financial difficulties and pushed him out of Heartland. His complaint alleges breach of fiduciary duty and fraud. read more >
Walter Quinn stepped down in 2015 as a bank director and as chairman, president and CEO of Heartland Bank’s parent company, Rock Bancshares Inc.
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Ex-Partner Alleges Walter Quinn Used Straw BorrowersLock Icon

A former business partner has alleged under oath that he and others served as straw borrowers so that Walter Quinn of Little Rock could access money from Heartland Bank, where Quinn was a director and its leading shareholder. read more >
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Heartland, One Bank See More Red in 3Q

Two Little Rock banks in need of capital are traveling divergent paths in search of balance sheet stability. read more >
Walter Quinn
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Judgment Ordered Against Plaintiff in Walter Quinn CaseLock Icon

A Colorado businessman was hit last week with a $1.9 million judgment after defaulting on a loan that he said was tied to a business deal with Walter Quinn of Little Rock. read more >
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Rock Bancshares Also On the Hook to Farmers & Merchants BankLock Icon

Simmons Bank of Pine Bluff wasn’t the only bank creditor of Rock Bancshares Inc. Farmers & Merchants Bank of Stuttgart was owed $687,271. read more >
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Simmons Bank Becomes Sole Shareholder of Heartland Bank

Simmons Bank of Pine Bluff is the successful bidder for the capital stock of Heartland Bank of Little Rock, which was auctioned Monday morning. read more >
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Heartland, One Bank Rack Up More Losses

The second-quarter results continued in the red at two Little Rock banks doing business under regulatory agreements. read more >