SunTrust

Truist out to prove it can best the megabanks in tech

07/30/19

To combat the notion that regional banks’ tech offerings are inferior, the combined BB&T-SunTrust will have to go “toe-to-toe” with big banks, BB&T chief Kelly King said ahead of shareholder approval of the deal Tuesday.

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House lawmakers go light on BB&T-SunTrust merger

07/24/19

The deal cleared another key hurdle as Financial Services Committee members showed little interest in slowing the formation of Truist Financial.

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Inside BB&T-SunTrust’s community reinvestment plan

07/22/19

Will the new commitment, which is 5% over what the banks have reinvested recently on their own, assuage advocacy groups' concerns about the merger?

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Truist won't be too big to fail: BB&T's Kelly King

07/18/19

Ahead of a House hearing to examine his company's proposed merger with SunTrust, King tried to downplay regulatory concerns.

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SunTrust is latest bank to halt financing of private prisons

07/08/19

SunTrust, the lender merging with BB&T, said it won't provide future financing to companies that manage private prisons and immigration holding facilities.

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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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Bank CIO’s mission: Getting out from under bad tech vendor contracts

06/25/19

Brad Goedken wants agreements for HarborOne Bancorp to include better protections, such as cost reductions if a service fails.

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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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