Truist out to prove it can best the megabanks in tech


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.


House lawmakers go light on BB&T-SunTrust merger


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


Inside BB&T-SunTrust’s community reinvestment plan


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


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


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


SunTrust is latest bank to halt financing of private prisons


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


The weak underbelly in bank M&A this year


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.


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


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.