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  • QEP Resources Inc. (NYSE: QEP)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Energy Group completed a transaction for a natural gas & oil exploration and production company in the second quarter of 2016, helping to raise $367,000,000 in gross proceeds for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to partially fund the recently announced acquisition of oil and gas properties in the northern midland basin of the Permian Basin. The Company has granted the underwriters 30 days to exercise the over-allotment option, through which they may purchase an additional 3,000,000 shares.

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  • Safety Products Group

    On June 17, 2016, Safety Products Group LLC (“SPG” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Gemini Investors, TMW Enterprises, and Akoya Capital, was acquired by Tractel S.A.S. (“Tractel”), a portfolio company of Cinven. BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to SPG.

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  • Seaspan Corporation (NYSE: SSW)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Logistics & Transportation Group completed a transaction for a containership company in the second quarter of 2016, helping to raise $115,000,000 in gross proceeds for our client. The Company has applied to have the Series G perpetual preferred shares listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering for general corporate purposes, which may include funding acquisitions, funding capital expenditures on existing newbuild vessels and debt repayments. Total gross proceeds includes the full exercise of the over-allotment option, through which the underwriters purchased an additional 600,000 shares.

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  • South Carolina Electric & Gas Company SCANA (NYSE: SCG)

    On June 8, 2016, BB&T Capital Markets served as a joint lead managers for a $500 million offering of first mortgage bonds for South Carolina Electric & Gas Company, a subsidiary of SCANA Corp. The offering consisted of two tranches: a $425 million offering of 30-year bonds and a $50 million re-opening of SCE&G’s existing 2064 maturity.

    Proceeds from the transaction are being used to repay short-term debt that was primarily incurred as a result of SCE&G’s construction program, to finance capital
    expenditures and for general corporate purposes.

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  • WPX Energy Inc. (NYSE: WPX)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Energy Group completed a transaction for an oil & natural gas exploration and production company in the second quarter of 2016, helping to raise $557,865,000 in gross proceeds for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes, which may include an acceleration of drilling and completion activities, bolt-on acreage acquisitions and midstream infrastructure in the Delaware Basin. Total gross proceeds includes the full exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option, through which they purchased an additional 7,425,000 shares.

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  • WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC)

    On June 2, 2016, BB&T Capital Markets served as a  co-manager for a $350 million offering of senior notes by WESCO International, Inc. Proceeds from this offering are being used to repay the company’s 6.0% Convertible Senior Debentures due 2029, which are redeemable on or after September 15, 2016.

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  • Brixmor Operating Partnership LP

    On June 2, 2016, BB&T Capital Markets served as a  co-manager for a $600 million offering of senior notes by Brixmor Operating Partnerhsip LP. Proceeds from this offering are being used to repay outstanding indebtedness under Brixmor’s $1.25 billion unsecured revolving credit facility, and the remaining net proceeds for general corporate purposes.

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  • Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE: ARE)

    On June 1, 2016, BB&T Capital Markets served as a co-manager for a $350 million offering of 3.95% notes due 2027 by Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. Proceeds from the offering are being used to reduce the outstanding balance on the REIT’s line of credit.

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  • Fidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ GS: FDUS)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Financial Services Group completed a transaction for a Business Development Company (“BDC”) in the second quarter of 2016, helping to raise $38,175,000 in gross proceeds for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds of this offering to invest in lower middle-market companies in accordance with its investment objective and strategies, to repay the outstanding indebtedness under its credit facility, to increase its borrowing capacity under the SBIC Debenture Program and for working capital and general corporate purposes. The Company has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase an additional 375,000 shares at the public offering price to cover over-allotments, if any.

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  • Seaspan Corporation (NYSE: SSW)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Logistics & Transportation Group completed a transaction for a containership company in the second quarter of 2016, helping to raise $84,525,000 in gross proceeds for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds of this offering to call a portion of its 9.5% perpetual preferred shares and for general corporate purposes. Total gross proceeds includes the full exercise of the over-allotment option, through which they purchased an additional 810,000 shares.

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  • Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NYSE: WBA)

    On May 26, 2016, BB&T Capital Markets served as a  co-manager for a $6 billion offering of senior notes in five tranches by Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. Proceeds from the offering are being used as merger consideration for Walgreen’s acquisition of Rite-Aid.

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  • Ventas Realty, L.P.

    On May 25, 2016, BB&T Capital Markets served as a  co-manager for a $400 million offering of senior notes due 2023 by Ventas Realty, L.P. Proceeds from this offering are being used for a tender offer for Ventas’ existing 1.55% senior notes due 2016.

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  • Performance Food Group Company (NYSE: PFGC)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Food & Agribusiness Group completed the follow-on offering for Performance Food Group Company (“PFG”), a leading broadline food distributor, in an offering worth $291,000,000.

    PFG will not receive any of the proceeds from shares sold in this offering. Selling shareholders include two of the Company’s private equity sponsors Blackstone and Lexington Partners. The Company has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase an additional 1.8 million shares at the public offering price to cover over-allotments.

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  • Tempur Sealy International, Inc. (NYSE: TPX)

    On May 19, 2016, BB&T Capital Markets served as a  co-manager for a $600  million offering of 5.500% senior notes due 2026 by Tempur Sealy International, Inc. The net proceeds from the sale of the notes will be used to redeem an existing bond issue and for general corporate purposes.

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  • Southern Company (NYSE: SO)

    On May 19, 2016, BB&T Capital Markets served as a  co-manager for an $8.5 billion offering of senior notes in seven tranches by The Southern Company. The offerings consisted of $500 million 1.55% senior notes due 2018; $1 billion 1.85% senior notes due 2019; $1.5 billion 2.35% senior notes due 2021; $1.25 billion 2.95% senior notes due 2023; $1.75 billion 3.25% senior notes due 2026; $500 million 4.25% senior notes due 2036; and $2 billion 4.40% senior notes due 2046. The net proceeds from the sale of the notes will be used to pay merger consideration for The Southern Company’s acquisition of AGL Resources Inc. Any remaining amounts will be used for general corporate purposes.

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  • Hanesbrands, Inc. (NYSE: HBI)

    On May 19, 2016, BB&T Capital Markets served as a co-manager for a €500,000,000 3.5% Issue of Senior Notes due 2024. Proceeds from the offering are being used to fund acquisitions.

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Thom Albrecht

Managing Director, Senior Equity Research AnalystLogistics & Transportation Services

Patrick Martin

Managing DirectorStrategic Advisory Group
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