Daily News: March 16, 2015

Susquehanna Shareholders Approve Merger with BB&T

Susquehanna Bancshares reported that its shareholders voted to approve the agreement and plan of merger under which Susquehanna will merge with and into BB&T Corporation.

“We’re pleased with the overwhelming support our shareholders have shown for our plan to join BB&T, which shares Susquehanna’s heritage as a community-focused bank,” said William J. Reuter, chairman and chief executive officer of Susquehanna.