BB&T Corp. of Winston-Salem, N.C., completed its acquisition of Lititz-based Susquehanna Bancshares Inc. The acquisition was effective Aug. 1.

Susquehanna, which has about a dozen branches in the Greater Lehigh Valley, is now operating as a division of Branch Banking and Trust Co.

The acquisition, announced in November, includes more than 240 branches in Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey and West Virginia, giving BB&T 2,138 financial centers throughout its footprint.