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

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

PR Newswire

RICHMOND, Va., June 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.

About BB&T Capital Markets
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 www.BBTCapitalMarkets.com.

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 www.BBT.com.

SOURCE BB&T Corporation

Website: http://www.bbt.com
Contact: Patrick A. O'Shea, Senior Managing Director, BB&T Capital Markets,
(804) 780-3235, POShea@BBandTcm.com; Cynthia Williams, Senior Executive Vice
President, Corporate Communications, (336) 733-1478,
Cynthia.Williams@BBandT.com
 
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