Shareholders of Scott & Stringfellow, a regional brokerage firm, voted Wednesday to approve its acquisition by BB&T Corp. of Winston-Salem, N.C.

The deal, announced on Aug. 10, is valued at $145.1 million, a spokesman said. The transaction is expected to close by the end of March, following regulatory approval of BB&T's announced acquisition of Main Street Financial Corp. of Martinsville, Va. BB&T has $34.4 billion of assets.

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