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BB&T increases prime lending rate

Jun 14, 2017

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., June 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today announced it is increasing its prime lending rate to 4.25 percent from 4.00 percent, effective immediately.

About BB&T
About BB&T
BB&T is one of the largest financial services holding companies in the U.S. with $220.5 billion in assets and market capitalization of $36.3 billion as of March 31, 2017. Building on a long tradition of excellence in community banking, BB&T offers a wide range of financial services including retail and commercial banking, investments, insurance, wealth management, asset management, mortgage, corporate banking, capital markets and specialized lending. Based in Winston-Salem, N.C., BB&T operates over 2,100 financial centers in 15 states and Washington, D.C. A Fortune 500 company, BB&T was recognized as one of Forbes' 2017 Best Banks in America and is consistently recognized for outstanding client service by Greenwich Associates for small business and middle market banking. More information about BB&T and its full line of products and services is available at BBT.com.

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For further information: Alan Greer, Executive Vice President, Investor Relations, (336) 733-3021, AGreer@BBandT.com; or Tamera Gjesdal, Senior Vice President, Investor Relations, (336) 733-3058, TGjesdal@BBandT.com; or Brian Davis, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, Media@BBT.com


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