Business in Texas acquiring LR bank

Turnaround aim for Metropolitan

Posted: July 6, 2013 at 4:42 a.m.

Metropolitan National Bank in Little Rock was purchased Friday by Ford Financial Fund II LP of Texas — potentially bolstering the struggling financial institution.

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