BB&T

Wilmers' legacy of civic advancement honored with yearly prize

07/09/19

The Hancock Shaker Village, with help from banks and other professional groups, established an award named after the late chairman and CEO of M&T Bank.

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The weak underbelly in bank M&A this year

07/05/19

Set aside the large BB&T-SunTrust merger pact, and most deal metrics were way down in the first half of 2019.

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Waters schedules hearings next month on Facebook, BB&T-SunTrust merger

06/24/19

House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters wants to examine the merger of BB&T and SunTrust, as well as Facebook's cryptocurrency plans.

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Google flirts with bank charter, digital disruption, Truist fallout: Top stories of the week

06/21/19

Google explored the OCC's fintech charter, then walked away; the biggest changes in digital banking could be just ahead; 'Truist' rebrand prompts lawsuit by N.C. credit union; and more from this week's most-read stories.

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BB&T, SunTrust set dates for shareholder votes on merger, 'Truist' name

06/19/19

Shareholders of both companies will meet separately next month to cast ballots on the $28 billion deal, and BB&T investors will also decide whether the new company should be called Truist Financial.

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'Truist' rebrand prompts lawsuit by N.C. credit union

06/17/19

Winston-Salem-based Truliant Federal Credit Union has filed a suit in federal court claiming that BB&T and SunTrust banks’ post-merger brand represents trademark infringement and unfair competition.

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Beyond 'Truist': A brief history of unusual bank brands

06/16/19

"Truist" was roundly mocked when it was unveiled as the name of the merging BB&T and SunTrust, but it’s hardly the first bank moniker to elicit a "huh?" from critics.

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Truist's rough landing, BB&T-SunTrust opportunist, AML cheat sheet: Top stories of the week

06/14/19

Hard sell ahead for BB&T-SunTrust as ‘Truist’ lands with a thud; Citizens looks to poach BB&T-SunTrust talent; what the Senate AML bill means for banks; and more from this week’s most-read stories.

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Consumers pounce on 4% mortgages; What’s in a name?

06/13/19

Lenders should get a boost from refinances and purchase loans; BB&T and SunTrust Banks’ name choice questioned.

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Hard sell ahead for BB&T-SunTrust as ‘Truist’ lands with a thud

06/12/19

Judging by day one on social media, you’d think the new Truist brand was a flop. But marketing and branding experts say the name has a lot going for it. What matters most will be how the two banks advocate for the name.

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