Equity completes Arkansas bank acquisition

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Equity Bancshares has completed its acquisition of an Arkansas bank first announced in July.

The Wichita-based bank holding company of Equity Bank said the acquisition of Community First Bank of Harrison, Ark., raises its assets to $2 billion and expands its network to 34 branches in Kansas, Missouri and Arkansas.

The deal is Equity’s 10th in 14 years.