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  • Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE: WRE)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the second quarter of 2016, helping to raise $130,425,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering initially to repay borrowings outstanding under its revolving credit facility and subsequently to fund its announced acquisition and for other general corporate purposes. The Company has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase an additional 625,000 shares at the public offering price to cover over-allotments.

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  • Community Healthcare Trust, Inc. (NYSE: CHCT)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the second quarter of 2016, helping to raise $79,875,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering for debt repayment and general corporate purposes, including property investments. The Company has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase an additional 675,000 shares at the public offering price to cover over-allotments.

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  • Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE: DOC)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the second quarter of 2016, helping to raise $461,868,750 for our client.

    The Company intends to contribute the net proceeds to its operating partnership, to fund a portion of the acquisition of 52 medical office facilities from Catholic Health Initiatives, in what will be its largest acquisition to date. Total gross proceeds includes the full exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option, through which they purchased an additional 3,375,000 shares.

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  • Torchmark Corporation (NYSE: TMK)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Financial Services Group completed a transaction for an Insurance Holding Company in the first quarter of 2016, helping to raise $300,000,000 in gross proceeds for our client. The Company has applied the fixed-rate, Junior Subordinated Debentures (“Notes”) for listing on the NYSE to trade under the symbol “TMK.C”

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds to repay a portion of the $250 million outstanding principal amount plus accrued interest on their 6.375% Senior Notes due June 15, 2016. The Company has granted the underwriters the option to purchase additional Notes in an aggregate principal amount of up to $45,000,000 at the public offering price to cover over-allotments, if any.

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  • Markel Corp. (NYSE: MKL)

    On March 29, 2016, BB&T Capital Markets served as a co-manager for a $400 million offering of 5.0% senior notes due 2046 by Markel Corp. Proceeds from the offering are being used to finance a tender offer for up to $250 million of notes due in 2019 and 2034. The remainder is being used to retire the 7.20% unsecured senior notes of Alterra USA Holdings Limited, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Markel’s, when they come due in April 2017. Any remainder will be used for general corporate purposes.

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  • HD Supply, Inc. (Nasdaq: HDS)

    On March 28, 2016, BB&T Capital Markets served as a co-manager for a $1 billion offering of 5.75% senior notes due 2024 by HD Supply, Inc. Proceeds from the offering were to redeem in full $1 billion of the company’s outstanding October 2012 Senior Unsecured Notes.

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  • Sysco Corp. (NYSE: SYY)

    On March 22, 2016, BB&T Capital Markets served as a co-manager for a $2.5 billion four-tranche offering of senior notes by Sysco Corp. The offering consisted of $500 million of 1.90% senior notes due 2019, 2.50% senior notes due 2021; $1 billion of 3.30% senior notes due 2026; and $500 million of 4.50% senior notes due 2046. Proceeds from the offering were to fund a portion of the purchase price for the Brakes Group acquisition, which includes the repayment of $2.3 billion of Brakes Group indebtedness.

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  • Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT)

    On March 21, 2016, BB&T Capital Markets served as a co-manager for a $550 million offering of 4.625% senior notes due 2026 by Avnet, Inc. Proceeds from the offering are being used for general corporate purposes, which may include the repayment or redemption of $300 million of the company’s existing 6.625% notes, amounts outstanding under the company’s credit facility and accounts receivable securitization program.

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  • Loews Corporation (NYSE: L)

    On March 17, 2016, BB&T Capital Markets served as a  co-manager for a $500 million offering of 3.75% senior notes due 2026 by Loews Corporation. Proceeds from the offering are being used for general corporate purposes.

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  • O‚ÄôReilly Automotive, Inc. (Nasdaq: ORLY)

    On March 1, 2016, BB&T Capital Markets served as a  co-manager for a $500 million offering of 3.55% senior notes due 2026 by O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. Proceeds from the offering are being used for general corporate purposes, which may include ordinary course working capital increases, repurchases of common stock, repayment of debt, or other investments, including acquisitions.

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  • Sunstone Hotel Investors

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a hospitality real estate investment trust in the first quarter of 2016, helping to raise $115,000,000 for our client.

    The Company  intends to use the net proceeds from the offering of Series E preferred shares to fund a portion of the redemption in full of all outstanding shares of the Series D preferred. Gross proceeds include the full exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option to purchase an additional 600,000 shares.

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  • Consolidated Aviation Services, LLC

    On February 29, 2016, Consolidated Aviation Services, LLC (“CAS” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of ICV Partners (“ICV”), was acquired by Worldwide Flight Services, Inc. (“WFS”), a portfolio company of Platinum Equity (“Platinum”). BB&T Capital Markets served as the lead financial advisor to CAS.

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  • PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE: PHM)

    On February 25, 2016, BB&T Capital Markets served as a  co-manager for a $1 billion two-tranche offering of senior notes. The tranches consisted of $300 million 4.25% senior notes due 2021 and $700 million 5.50% senior notes due 2026. Proceeds from the offering were used to redeem or repay at maturity the company’s 6.50% senior notes due May 1, 2016 and for general corporate purposes, which may include share repurchases, repayment of indebtedness, and the acquisition and development of land.

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  • Welltower Inc. (NYSE: HCN)

    On February 23, 2016, BB&T Capital Markets served as a  co-manager for a $700 million offering of 4.25% senior notes due in 2026 by Welltower Inc. Proceeds from the offering were used to repay advances under the company’s primary unsecured credit facility and for general corporate purposes, including investing in health care and seniors housing properties.

    This offering represents the third bond transaction by Welltower to which BB&T Capital Markets has been invited.

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  • Cisco Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CSCO)

    On February 22, 2016, BB&T Capital Markets served as a  co-manager for a $7 billion offering of floating and fixed-rate senior notes by Cisco Systems, Inc. The offering consisted of six tranches, with maturities varying from 2018 to 2026. Proceeds from the offering were used for general corporate purposes, including share repurchases, repayment of debt, acquisitions, investments, additions to working capital, cash dividends and advances to subsidiaries.

    This offering represents the third bond transaction by Cisco Systems to which BB&T Capital Markets has been invited.

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  • Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R)

    On February 17, 2016, BB&T Capital Markets served as a co-manager for a $300 million offering of 3.45% senior unsecured notes due in 2021 by Ryder System, Inc. Proceeds from the offering were used for general corporate purposes.

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Thom Albrecht

Managing Director, Senior Equity Research AnalystLogistics & Transportation Services

Patrick Martin

Managing DirectorStrategic Advisory Group
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