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BB&T Capital Markets hires Riskind as head of Institutional Sales and Trading

Jun 10, 2013

RICHMOND, Va., June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BB&T Capital Markets has hired Michael H. Riskind as head of Institutional Sales and Trading for its Equity Capital Markets group. 

Riskind comes to BB&T Capital Markets from KeyBanc Capital Markets, where he served as head of Institutional Equity Sales from 2007-2012. Prior to that, he served as a producing manager and head of New York Institutional Sales and Sales Trading from 2004-2007. Before joining KeyBanc, Riskind covered institutional clients in New York and Canada for UBS. Prior to his career in the securities business, he held various sales management positions in the steel industry.

Riskind earned his bachelor's degree in government and international relations from Cornell University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. 

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BB&T Capital Markets provides a full-spectrum of capital and advisory solutions including research, sales and trading, equity and debt underwriting, M&A advisory and corporate banking. More information about BB&T Capital Markets is available at

About BB&T
BB&T (NYSE: BBT) is one of the largest financial services holding companies in the U.S. with $181 billion in assets and market capitalization of $22.0 billion, as of March 31, 2013. Based in Winston-Salem, N.C., the company operates 1,842 financial centers in 12 states and Washington, D.C., and offers a full range of consumer and commercial banking, securities brokerage, asset management, mortgage and insurance products and services. A Fortune 500 company, BB&T is consistently recognized for outstanding client satisfaction by J.D. Power and Associates, the U.S. Small Business Administration, Greenwich Associates and others. More information about BB&T and its full line of products and services is available at

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For further information: Patrick A. O'Shea, Senior Managing Director, BB&T Capital Markets, (804) 780-3235,; Cynthia Williams, Senior Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications, (336) 733-1478,

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