Two Legacies, One Future

BB&T and SunTrust are coming together in a transformational merger of equals to create the premier financial institution in the country. The combination of these two iconic franchises creates the sixth-largest U.S. bank with 275 years of combined history serving clients and communities in some of the best markets in the country. With our shared mission- and purpose-driven cultures, our combined company will have an accelerated capacity to invest in transformational technologies for our clients.

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A message from BB&T Chief Executive Officer Kelly King and SunTrust Chief Executive Officer Bill Rogers:

“Together with Bill’s leadership and our new SunTrust teammates, we’re going to bring the best of both companies forward to serve our clients and communities more than ever before.”

– Kelly King

“Kelly and I know each other well, and we believe that by bringing together these two purpose-driven institutions, we will accelerate our capacity to invest in transformational technologies for our clients and drive our shared mission further forward than either of us could do alone.”

– Bill Rogers

Our New, Combined Company by the Numbers

  • Largest U.S. Bank by Assets + Deposits

    6thLargest U.S. Bank by Assets + Deposits

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  • Loans


  • Deposits


  • Households in the U.S.

    ~10MMHouseholds in the U.S.

Based on the separate financial statements of BB&T and SunTrust as of December 31, 2018.