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Evolve Overtakes Simmons in Trust Assets

Evolve Overtakes Simmons in Trust Assets

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Stephens Inc. remains No. 1 on the annual lists of Arkansas’ largest broker-dealers and largest money managers, but Evolve takes the top spot in trust departments. read more >

2021: A Good Year for Big Private Companies

2021: A Good Year for Big Private Companies

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For most of the businesses on this year’s list of Arkansas’ 75 largest private companies, top-line revenue in 2021 was significantly better than in 2019, before any of us had heard of COVID-19. read more >

Arkansas Colleges Shrinking, and 'Cliff' Still Looms

Arkansas Colleges Shrinking, and 'Cliff' Still Looms

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A recent college attendance dip in Arkansas doesn’t reflect the “enrollment cliff” that higher education leaders have harped about for years. It’s been more of a slow roll down to the edge. read more >

Arvest No. 1 Bank by Assets, But List is Shuffling

Arvest No. 1 Bank by Assets, But List is Shuffling

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A near 10% increase in assets helped push Arvest to the top of Arkansas Business’ annual list of the state’s biggest banks, but more changes are in store as the runners-up prepare to close significant acquisitions. read more >

Arkansas Dealmaking Down 17% in ’21

Arkansas Dealmaking Down 17% in ’21

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The number of the biggest deals in Arkansas worth $10 million or more rose to 95, an increase of 12% compared with the 85 big deals in 2020. read more >

Commercial Real Estate In Arkansas Soars in ’21

Commercial Real Estate In Arkansas Soars in ’21

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Especially robust was the multifamily segment, boosted by a variety of factors ranging from rising inflation, high construction costs for new homes and the continued popularity of regions such as northwest Arkansas. read more >

Medical Marijuana Cards Prized in North-Central Arkansas

Medical Marijuana Cards Prized in North-Central Arkansas

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Data from the second fiscal year of medical marijuana sales in Arkansas confirms a trend spotted after 2020: Residents in north-central Arkansas are most likely to seek out the ID cards allowing them to buy the stuff. read more >

Investments List Includes Banks, Tech, Farming

Investments List Includes Banks, Tech, Farming

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With $30.1 million raised, Tempus USF LLC of Little Rock tops Arkansas Business’ list of the largest private investment offerings ranked by total investment amount sold. read more >

RIA That Lost Client Falls as Others Rise

RIA That Lost Client Falls as Others Rise

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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 >

To Keep Job Surge, Newport Keeps Tax

To Keep Job Surge, Newport Keeps Tax

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For the past 20 years, a half-cent for every buck spent in Newport has pumped millions of dollars into local economic development, helping to stem an exodus and turn Jackson County into a commuter destination for 3,000 incoming workers per day. read more >