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With the backing of one of the largest financial institutions in the United States, BB&T Capital Markets brings deep industry expertise and a full slate of client-focused services to middle market firms. We invite you to experience the difference we can bring to your business.

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  • Stanton Carpet Corporation

    On November 21, 2016, Stanton Carpet Corporation ("Stanton" or the "Company"), a portfolio company of Norwest Equity Partners ("NEP"), was acquired by Quad-C Management, Inc. ("Quad-C"). BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to Stanton.

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  • U.S. Tobacco Cooperative Inc.

    On November 15, 2016, U.S. Tobacco Cooperative Inc. (“USTC” or the “Cooperative”), a grower-owned tobacco marketing cooperative, completed its acquisition of King Maker Marketing, Inc. (“KMM”), an importer and distributor of branded tobacco products. BB&T Capital Markets served as exclusive financial advisor to USTC.

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  • Kimco Realty Corporation

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the fourth quarter of 2016, helping to raise $350,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceed from this offering for general corporate purposes, including to repay borrowings and pre-fund 2017 debt maturities. Prior to the repayment of its 2017 debt maturities, proceeds from this offering may be used for any purpose, including to temporarily reduce borrowings.

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  • Trademark Games Holdings, LLC

    On October 31, 2016, Trademark Games Holdings, LLC (“Trademark” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Blue Point Capital Partners (“Blue Point”), was acquired by Bertram Capital. BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to Trademark.

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  • Fortiline Waterworks

    On October 31, 2016, Fortiline Waterworks (“Fortiline” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of CHS Capital, was acquired by MORSCO, a portfolio company of Advent International. BB&T Capital Markets served as financial advisor to Fortiline.

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  • Pilot Freight Services

    On October 26, 2016, Pilot Freight Services (“Pilot” or the “Company”) secured a controlling investment from ATL Partners, a leading aerospace, transportation, and logistics-focused private equity firm. BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to Pilot.

    Richard Phillips, Chief Executive Officer of Pilot, noted, “Pilot took great care in selecting advisors for this transaction. BB&T brought industry expertise, a deep understanding of Pilot's value, and attention to detail. This transaction is due in large part to their extraordinary efforts.“

    “We appreciate the opportunity to work with the Phillips Family on this important transaction,” said Hugh Rabb, Managing Director and Co-Head of the Logistics & Transportation Group at BB&T Capital Markets. “Rich and the management team have done an amazing job growing the Company and positioning it for long-term success, and we look forward to following Pilot’s continued development as the Company embarks on its new partnership with ATL Partners.”

    “Under the Phillips family’s ownership, the Company has established itself as a premium service provider in the third-party logistics (“3PL”) sector, which continues to be a key focus for our group. We are pleased to have facilitated an excellent outcome for Pilot and its shareholders,” added Keith Prusek, Managing Director and Co-Head of the Logistics & Transportation Group at BB&T Capital Markets.

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  • Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE: OAS)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Energy Group completed a transaction for an exploration and production company in the fourth quarter of 2016, helping to raise $596,160,000 in gross proceeds for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to partially fund the cash portion of an acquisition of approximately 55,000 net acres in the Williston Basin, and for general corporate purposes. Total gross proceeds includes the full exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option, through which they purchased an additional 7,200,000 shares.

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  • T.F. Kinnealey & Co.

    On October 14, 2016, T.F. Kinnealey & Co. (“Kinnealey” or the “Company”) was acquired by Performance Food Group Company (NYSE:PFGC). BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to Kinnealey.

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  • KH International, Inc.

    On October 13, 2016, KH International, Inc. (“KHI”), a business-to-business leader in the sourcing, logistics, and sale of exceptional quality fruit and food products, was acquired by Camerican International, Inc. (“Camerican”), an international food sourcing and import services provider. BB&T Capital Markets served as exclusive financial advisor to KHI.

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  • Bluerock Residential Growth, Inc.

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the fourth quarter of 2016, helping to raise $77,625,000 for our client.

    The company intends to use the net proceeds of this offering for future acquisitions, investments in properties, and other general corporate and working capital purposes, which may include the funding of capital improvements at its properties. The underwriters have exercised a 30 day option to purchase an additional 405,000 shares to cover over-allotments.

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  • National Retail Properties, Inc. (NYSE: NNN)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the fourth quarter of 2016, helping to raise $300,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering of Series F preferred shares to repay all indebtedness under its credit facility. The company has granted the underwriters’ a 30 day option to purchase an additional 1,800,000 shares for over-allotments.

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  • Equity Residential (NYSE: EQR)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the fourth quarter of 2016, helping to raise $500,000,000 for our client.

    The Company will use the net proceeds of this offering for working capital and general company purposes.

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  • Realty Income Corporation (NYSE: O)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the fourth quarter of 2016, helping to raise $600,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to repay borrowings outstanding under its $2.0 billion revolving credit facility and to the extent not used for that purpose, to fund potential investment opportunities and/or for other general corporate purposes.

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  • Nuveen High Income November 2021 (NYSE: JHB)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Financial Services Group completed a transaction for Nuveen Investment Inc.’s High Income November 2021 Target Term Fund (“JHB”) in the third quarter of 2016, helping to raise $535,000,000 in gross proceeds for our client.

    The Fund will invest the net proceeds of the offering in accordance with the Fund’s investment objectives and policies as soon as practicable after completion of the offering. The Fund currently anticipates that it will be able to invest substantially all of the net proceeds in securities that meet the Fund’s investment objectives and policies within approximately three months after completion of the offering. Total gross proceeds includes the full exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option, through which they purchased an additional 3.5mm shares.

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  • The Southern Company (NYSE: SO)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Energy Group completed a transaction for a public utility holding company in the third quarter of 2016, helping to raise $800,000,000 in gross proceeds for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to repay short-term indebtedness and other general corporate purposes, including investment by the Company in its subsidiaries.

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  • Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE: OAS)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Energy Group completed a transaction for an exploration and production company in the third quarter of 2016, helping to raise $300,000,000 in gross proceeds for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to fund its tender offers for up to $275mm, plus accrued interest of its senior notes, and for general corporate purposes. Total gross proceeds includes the full exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option, through which they purchased an additional 25,000 notes.

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Patrick Martin

Managing DirectorStrategic Advisory Group
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    Annual Logistics & Transportation Conference

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