ATLANTA, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunTrust Robinson Humphrey (STRH) today announced that it has established a new corporate banking office in Boston and hired veteran New England banker Greg Badger as group head of its Boston-based Northeast Corporate Banking team. Badger joins STRH after more than 20 years with Bank of America and its predecessor banks in Boston, where he was senior vice president, managing director, Global Commercial Banking, and previously, managing director of Corporate & Investment Banking, Media, Telecom & Sports.
"Greg is highly regarded throughout New England, and very well positioned to build and lead our corporate banking team in the Northeast," said Brian Peters, head of National Corporate Banking. "His decision to join SunTrust Robinson Humphrey is further validation of our national expansion strategy and the extensive capabilities of our wholesale banking platform."
At Bank of America, Badger focused on public and private entities with revenues ranging from $50 million to $5 billion. In corporate and investment banking, he was responsible for client development, capital markets product origination and post-closing client management, with a primary focus on acquisition financing, leveraged lending and recapitalizations in the media, technology, sports and general industries. Badger has worked closely with a number of professional sports organizations throughout his career, including the Boston Red Sox, Liverpool Football and the Chicago Cubs. Badger's banking career began in 1988. In addition to his two decades of experience with the Bank of America/Fleet Bank/Bank of Boston organization, Badger also worked for Merrill Lynch and Bank of New England.
The STRH Northeast Corporate Banking team offers a full range of corporate and investment banking products and services, including debt and equity capital markets, treasury and payment solutions, financial risk management, foreign exchange, M&A advisory, and liquidity and investment products to clients in nine Northeastern states. STRH has recently extended its reach to middle market businesses and corporate clients, with new offices in Dallas and San Francisco and key hires in Chicago, Charlotte and other target cities.
About SunTrust Robinson Humphrey
SunTrust Robinson Humphrey is the trade name for the corporate and investment banking services of SunTrust Banks, Inc. SunTrust Robinson Humphrey provides comprehensive capital raising, strategic advisory, risk management, and investment solutions to serve the needs of corporate clients across the nation. Debt and equity underwriting, trading, research and sales, loan syndications, municipal securities trading and sales, and merger and acquisition advisory services are offered by SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., member FINRA and SIPC. Cash management, loans and loan related products, foreign exchange and risk management products and services are offered by SunTrust Bank, member FDIC.
SunTrust Robinson Humphrey has extensive experience working with public and private companies of all sizes – from emerging growth to the Fortune 500. While it offers a complete array of solutions and advice for companies across all industries, it provides in-depth industry expertise and dedicated corporate and investment banking practices for certain core sectors, including business services, financial sponsors, building products, healthcare, consumer and retail, media and communications, energy, transportation, financial services and technology, and real estate. STRH's internet address is www.suntrustrh.com.
About SunTrust Banks, Inc.
SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI), headquartered in Atlanta, is one of the nation's largest banking organizations, serving a broad range of consumer, commercial, corporate and institutional clients. As of March 31, 2014, SunTrust had total assets of $179.5 billion and total deposits of $132.9 billion. Through its flagship subsidiary, SunTrust Bank, the company operates an extensive branch and ATM network throughout the high-growth Southeast and Mid-Atlantic states and a full array of technology-based, 24-hour delivery channels. The company also serves clients in selected markets nationally. Its primary businesses include deposit, credit, trust and investment services. Through its various subsidiaries, the company provides mortgage banking, asset management, securities brokerage, and capital market services. SunTrust's Internet address is www.suntrust.com.
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