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2006 Archives

Dec 21, 2006

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) and Coastal Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: CFCP) today announced that they have signed a definitive...

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Dec 12, 2006

The board of directors of BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today declared the 2007 first quarter dividend of $0.42 per share, a 10.5 percent...

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Dec 11, 2006

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today marked its entry into NASCAR by announcing a two-year agreement to be the official bank of Richard...

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Dec 4, 2006

As part of a long- term plan to add younger executives to its top leadership group, BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today named two new members...

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Nov 13, 2006

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today said that 16 branches of the former First Citizens Bancorp of Cleveland, Tenn., opened as BB&T financial...

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Nov 6, 2006

BB&T Capital Markets said today it has hired Patrick A. O'Shea as a senior managing director and head of Equity Transactions. O'Shea, with 13 years...

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Nov 1, 2006

BB&T Insurance Services, the nation's seventh largest insurance broker, today said it plans to expand its Florida operation with the acquisition of...

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Oct 31, 2006

The BB&T Special Opportunities Equity Fund A Shares (BOPAX) and I Shares (BOPIX) were awarded four- and five-star status, respectively, out of the...

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Oct 30, 2006

BB&T International Services today said that the Export-Import Bank of the United States has raised BB&T's status to a "high level" lender under...

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Oct 19, 2006

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) reported today net income for the third quarter of 2006 totaling $417.0 million, or $.77 per diluted share,...

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Sep 18, 2006

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today said that 24 branches of the former Main Street Banks Inc. of Atlanta opened as BB&T financial centers...

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Sep 15, 2006

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today said it plans to merge banking subsidiaries BB&T of Virginia and BB&T of South Carolina into Branch...

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Aug 31, 2006

BB&T Corporation announced that F. Dixon Whitworth Jr., will retire today as president of its Winchester-based Blue Ridge Region. The bank has named John...

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Aug 29, 2006
Company Will Launch Whole New Way for Developers and Businesses to Connect with Mobile Audiences

4INFO, Inc., the leading mobile search company, today announced its selection as a demonstrator at the prestigious DEMOfall conference. 4INFO will be...

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Aug 22, 2006

The board of directors of BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today declared the 2006 fourth quarter dividend of $0.42 per share, a 10.5 percent...

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Aug 1, 2006

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today completed its acquisition of privately held First Citizens Bancorp of Cleveland, Tenn. The acquisition...

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Jul 14, 2006
La cinta BiBi número 9 ayuda a los inmigrantes a entender mejor el sistema legal de los Estados Unidos

Con el propósito de llegar al grupo étnico de crecimiento más rápido en los Estados Unidos, BB&T lanzó hoy la novena parte de...

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Jul 14, 2006
BiBi Tape No. 9 helps immigrants better understand the U.S. legal system

In an effort to reach the fastest growing ethnic group in the United States, BB&T today released the ninth installment in an ongoing series...

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Jul 6, 2006

The Wall Street Journal's 14th annual "Best on the Street" report of the country's top stock pickers includes John Diffendal and Jack Kasprzak of...

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Jun 27, 2006

Acting under authority granted by its board of directors, BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today announced the approval of a new plan to...

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Jun 27, 2006

The board of directors of BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today declared the 2006 third quarter dividend of $0.42 per share, a 10.5 percent...

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Jun 27, 2006
Klich to focus on statewide operations

BB&T today said that Florida President William R. Klich, who also served as president of BB&T's Gulf Coast Region based here, will drop the...

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Jan 10, 2006
Bank names regional presidents for North and South Atlanta

Continuing a commitment to its community banking philosophy, BB&T announced today it is reorganizing its Atlanta metro operations into two regions -...

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