SunTrust Banks 8-K 2008
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
SunTrust Banks, Inc.
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On October 27, 2008, SunTrust Banks, Inc. issued a news release regarding its planned sale of $3.5 billion in preferred stock to the U.S. Treasury and its separate announcement of a reduction in its dividend. The news release is attached to this report as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated into this Item 8.01 by reference.
Important Cautionary Statement About Forward-Looking Statements
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.