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White River Bancshares Reports Rising Q1 Income

The holding company for Signature Bank of Arkansas is preparing to open the second branch of its bilingual bank brand, Banco Sí. read more >
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White River Bancshares Reports Deposit Growth, Falling Profits in Q4

With interest rates rising, time deposits accounted for the majority of deposit growth year-over-year. read more >
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White River Bancshares Profit Drops Sharply in Q3

Higher funding costs continue to impact the Fayetteville lender's bottom line. read more >

3 Arkansas Banks Surpassing $1B in Assets

Organic growth, new branches and acquisitions are pushing Signature Bank, First Arkansas Bank & Trust and Anstaff Bank beyond $1 billion in assets. read more >
Gary Head, CEO of Fayetteville’s Signature Bank of Arkansas and its parent company, White River Bancshares.
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Signature Bank Expanding With Branch Focused on Latino Clients

CEO Gary Head said the brick-and-mortar location is planned for Rogers. read more >
Doug McMillon, Walmart president and CEO, received $23.6 million in total compensation last year.
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Walmart CEO Doug McMillon Leads List of Public Companies Executive Compensation

The number of publicly traded companies in Arkansas is stable this year thanks to a couple of small IPOs and the federal government shutdown late last year, and Walmart executives continue to dominate the list of highest paid executives. read more >
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Wichita Bank Buys Community First Bancshares in $69M Deal

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. read more >
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7 Arkansas Lenders Still Indebted to Treasury After TARP Relief

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. read more >