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SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Expands Technology & Services Team

Senior Hires Add Further Depth in Investment Banking and Research

ATLANTA – SunTrust Robinson Humphrey (STRH), the corporate and investment bank of SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE: STI), today announced the addition of four industry veterans in investment banking and equity research. David Bain joins as a managing director and head of Technology & Services M&A, Scott Peterson joins as a managing director in software coverage, P.A. Weiner joins as a managing director in financial technology coverage, and Terry Tillman joins as a managing director in software equity research.

"We are very pleased to welcome David, Scott, P.A. and Terry to SunTrust Robinson Humphrey," said John N. Gregg, president & CEO of STRH. “We have been looking for the right talent to grow our Technology & Services practice and these hires bring tremendous experience to our platform, helping us deepen our coverage across the technology sector.”

Bain will lead STRH’s Technology & Services M&A team. Prior to joining STRH, he served as co-head of Investment Banking and head of M&A at Pacific Crest Securities. Previously, he worked as an M&A banker at Sagent Advisors, Wachovia Securities, Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein and Lehman Brothers. Bain is based in San Francisco.

Peterson will join STRH banker Bob Casey to expand STRH’s software practice. Prior to joining STRH, he led the software investment banking practice at BMO Capital Markets. Previously, he worked as a technology investment banker at J.P. Morgan and Credit Suisse First Boston. Peterson is based in San Francisco.

Weiner will join STRH bankers Mike Maguire and Jamie Hamilton to expand the financial technology practice. Prior to joining STRH, he led the financial technology investment banking practice for Signal Hill. Previously, he worked as a technology investment banker at RBC Capital Markets, Deutsche Bank and Alex. Brown & Sons Incorporated. Weiner is based in New York.

Tillman will lead software equity research for STRH and brings 19 years of equity research experience, including four years previously with STRH. Prior to re-joining STRH, Terry spent nine years at Raymond James covering the software sector. Previously, he worked in the research departments of SoundView Technology Group and Banc of America. Tillman is based in Atlanta.

About SunTrust Robinson Humphrey

SunTrust Robinson Humphrey® is the trade name for the corporate and investment banking services of SunTrust Banks, Inc. and its subsidiaries. Securities and strategic advisory services are provided by SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., member FINRA and SIPC. │ SunTrust Robinson Humphrey has extensive experience working with public and private companies of all sizes – from emerging growth to the Fortune 500. SunTrust Robinson Humphrey offers an array of solutions for companies across all industries while providing 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. SunTrust Robinson Humphrey’s internet address is www.suntrustrh.com.

Contact:
Thomas Crosson, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey
470-218-9178

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