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Dec 19, 2008

CRC Insurance Services Inc., the wholesale insurance subsidiary of BB&T Corporation principal subsidiary Branch Banking and Trust Company, today...

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Dec 18, 2008

BB&T Insurance Services, the nation's sixth largest insurance broker, today said it plans to expand its metro Orlando, Fla., operation with the...

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Nov 20, 2008

Grandbridge Real Estate Capital LLC today said it has arranged, closed and sold to Fannie Mae a credit facility worth up to $350 million for one of the...

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Nov 4, 2008

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today said that Chief Operating Officer Kelly King is scheduled to present at the BancAnalysts Association of...

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Oct 30, 2008

BB&T today said that Chief Financial Officer Chris Henson will be named chief operating officer and Assistant Chief Financial Officer Daryl...

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Oct 27, 2008

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) said today that it has received preliminary approval to participate in the U.S. Treasury Department's capital...

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Sep 2, 2008

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today said that Chief Operating Officer Kelly King will present at the Lehman Brothers Global Financial Services...

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Sep 2, 2008

CRC Insurance Services Inc., the wholesale insurance subsidiary of BB&T Corporation principal subsidiary Branch Banking and Trust Company, today...

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Aug 27, 2008

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today said that longtime Chief Executive Officer John A. Allison will retire as CEO on Dec. 31, 2008. He will...

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Aug 13, 2008

BB&T today said it will host a free educational webinar Aug. 20 on the benefits of check cards and credit cards for small business owners....

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Aug 12, 2008

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today said it has introduced a multimedia Spanish-language advertising campaign developed with Miami-based...

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Jul 30, 2008

BB&T Insurance Services, the nation's sixth largest insurance broker, today said it plans to expand its coastal South Carolina operation with the acquisition...

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Jul 23, 2008

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today announced that BB&T's pension plan purchased approximately 2.45 million shares of BB&T common stock for...

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Jun 24, 2008

The board of directors of BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today declared an increase in the 2008 third quarter dividend to $0.47 per share, a...

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Jun 19, 2008

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today said it is reaffirming an earlier assertion from its first-quarter earnings report that the company's...

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Jun 18, 2008

Grandbridge Real Estate Capital LLC today said it has closed on a Fannie Mae credit facility worth up to $350 million for one of the largest real estate...

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May 21, 2008

High net-worth consumers rated BB&T Wealth Management the most prestigious regional bank wealth manager in the 2008 Luxury Brand Status Index survey. The...

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May 1, 2008

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today said it has attained Preferred Lender status from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for the SBA's...

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Apr 30, 2008

BB&T Corporation said today it will not be materially affected by a decision issued Tuesday by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

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Apr 23, 2008

Raleigh, N.C.-based BB&T Insurance Services today said it has reached an agreement with Union Bank of California, N.A., to purchase...

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Apr 23, 2008

BB&T Capital Markets today said that Rick Knop will move from co-head of the firm's defense and government services unit to a new role supporting...

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Mar 26, 2008

BB&T Corporation today said it has named Bobby Blakley as president of its Buckhead-based North Atlanta Region and Derek Lane as president of its...

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Mar 14, 2008
BB&T releases latest 'BiBi Talks' CD

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) and Democracia U.S.A. today released a free audio recording designed to encourage Hispanic voter participation....

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Mar 11, 2008

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today announced that Chief Credit Officer W. Kendall Chalk will retire Sept. 1, 2008. As the primary architect...

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Mar 6, 2008

BB&T today said it has named Brant Standridge as president of its Chesapeake community bank region based here. He will be responsible for...

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