United Community Banks, Inc. to Host 2015 Investor Day Conference in Atlanta, Georgia

BLAIRSVILLE, Ga., Oct. 05, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCBI) (“United”) announces that it will host its 2015 Investor Day conference on Thursday, October 8, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia, specifically intended for financial analysts and institutional investors. The conference will begin at 10 am EDT and will be held at the InterContinental Buckhead Hotel.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jimmy Tallent will be joined by other members of United’s executive and senior management to present the company’s business, growth and market strategies through a series of presentations and panel discussions, with time allotted for questions and answers.

Anne Kaiser, vice president community and economic development at Georgia Power, will also present an economic outlook for the southeastern region.

Registration for attendance at the conference remains open through Wednesday, October 7, 2015 through the Investor Relations page of the company’s website, www.ucbi.com. The conference will be web cast on Events & Presentations from within its Investor Relations page, and will remain available for replay for a period of one year.

About United Community Banks, Inc.

United Community Banks, Inc. is a bank holding company based in Blairsville, Georgia, with $9.5 billion in assets. The company’s banking subsidiary, United Community Bank, is one of the Southeast’s largest full-service banks, operating 133 offices in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. The bank specializes in personalized community banking services for individuals, small businesses and corporations. United Community Bank offers a full range of consumer and commercial banking services including mortgage, advisory, treasury management and other products. In 2014 and 2015, United Community Bank was ranked first in customer satisfaction in the southeast by J.D. Power and in 2015 was ranked fourteenth on the Forbes list of America’s Best Banks. Additional information about the company and the bank’s full range of products and services is available at www.ucbi.com.

For more information: Rex S. Schuette Chief Financial Officer 706-781-2265 rex_schuette@ucbi.com

Source:United Community Banks Inc.