How will proposed BB&T-SunTrust merger affect Memphis’ No. 3 bank?

By Updated: February 08, 2019 4:00 AM CT | Published: February 07, 2019 4:21 PM CT

North Carolina-based BB&T's proposed acquisition of SunTrust Bank shouldn't have much impact on SunTrust's Memphis portfolio, although experts wonder if a wave of mergers could sweep up homegrown First Tennessee.


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Wayne Risher

Wayne Risher

Business news reporter, 43-year veteran of print journalism, 35-year resident of Memphis, University of Georgia alumnus and proud father and spouse of University of Memphis graduates.

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