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State’s Financial Firms Add Assets Under Management

State’s Financial Firms Add Assets Under Management

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While two registered investment advisory firms associated with Stephens Inc. of Little Rock remain firmly atop the annual list of the state’s largest money managers, even the second-tier firms are posting impressive new totals of assets under management. read more >

Arkansas Lenders Count the Cost of Grace

Arkansas Lenders Count the Cost of Grace

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Arkansas bankers are wading into the numbers to gauge the health of their loan portfolios after extending an opening round of financial grace to customers. read more >

Biggest Deals of 2019 See Values Plummet 85%

Biggest Deals of 2019 See Values Plummet 85%

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The value of big deals in Arkansas plummeted 85% in 2019 compared with the previous year, dropping to $7.9 billion compared with a stratospheric $53.9 billion in 2018. read more >

Stephens Inc. Mum on Back Office Pink Slips

Stephens Inc. Mum on Back Office Pink Slips

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The Little Rock investment bank entered into a “clearing arrangement” with Pershing LLC, a subsidiary of BNY Mellon, effective Nov. 15. Customers were notified of this, as was the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission. read more >

Murphy USA to Issue $500M in Notes

Murphy USA to Issue $500M in Notes

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Murphy USA, the gas and convenience retail chain based in El Dorado, announced Wednesday that it will offer $500 million in senior unsecured notes, with plans to use the debt plus cash on hand to redeem previous 6% notes coming due in 2023. read more >

Acquisitions Alter List of 75 Largest Private Companies in Arkansas

Acquisitions Alter List of 75 Largest Private Companies in Arkansas

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The departures of five companies that were acquired in the past year made room at the bottom of the list for companies that had not made the cutoff last year — or ever. The price of entry to the list? $100 million read more >

Arkansas Arts Center 'A Gem Within Our City'

Arkansas Arts Center 'A Gem Within Our City'

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Museums need to supply “social space,” says famed architect Jeanne Gang. If they are to survive, they need to be places where people want to be. And that is what her design seeks to do for the expanded, renovated Arkansas Arts Center, a $98.8 million project: provide a “cultural living room.” read more >

Warren Stephens Stands by Startup's CEO Marc Gorlin

Warren Stephens Stands by Startup's CEO Marc Gorlin

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Warren Stephens says he has confidence in Marc Gorlin, founder and CEO of crowdsourced delivery service startup Roadie, in which Stephens has invested. After all, he said, look at Kabbage, which “turned out to be a great investment.” read more >