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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 >

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 >

Big Deals in Arkansas Jump 157% Despite Pandemic

Big Deals in Arkansas Jump 157% Despite Pandemic

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Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the value of the biggest deals in Arkansas last year jumped 157%, from $7.9 billion in 2019 to $20.3 billion in 2020, pushed largely by Walmart’s sales of stakes in two subsidiaries, Asda Group and Seiyu. read more >

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 >