Truist Financial

Cardholder confusion could force issuers to simplify rewards

08/22/19

A J.D. Power official says supplemental benefits — many centered on travel cards — need to be pared down. His comments followed the company’s release of survey data that showed these hard-to-understand benefits were a drag on customer satisfaction.

[more]

The JPM-OnDeck split, Truist's tech plans, Capital One's breach: Top stories of the week

08/02/19

JPMorgan Chase ends business loan partnership with OnDeck; Truist out to prove it can best the megabanks in tech; Capital One's data breach was bad, but it could've been worse; and more from this week's most-read stories.

[more]

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.

[more]

Truist clears hurdle, new Santander CEO, fintechs' retirement fix: Top stories of the week

07/26/19

House lawmakers go light on BB&T-SunTrust merger; Santander Bank names longtime MUFG Union executive its CEO; the fintechs trying to solve America's retirement problem; and more from this week's most-read stories.

[more]

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.

[more]

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?

[more]

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.

[more]

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.

[more]

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.

[more]

'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.

[more]