Investment Banking

With a relentless focus on the middle market, BB&T Capital Markets combines industry expertise with superior transaction execution capabilities to achieve extraordinary outcomes for our clients.

Our investment banking professionals work in cohesive teams to bring you a full spectrum of financial services. With BB&T Capital Markets, you get a relationship-driven approach to providing the right solutions for your needs. We offer a full range of investment banking services—equity originations; public and private placements of debt; asset securitizations; mergers and acquisitions advisory (M&A)—along with direct lending capabilities, nationally recognized equity research and access to specialty services such as insurance, supply chain finance, equipment finance, executive wealth management and treasury management.

Our broad range of capabilities and industry focused, transaction oriented teams generate results. Since 2010, our 50-plus investment bankers were able to bring our clients:

  • More than $90 billion in equity capital raised as managing underwriter
  • More than $518 billion in debt capital via public and private bond issuance
  • 130+ closed M&A transactions


Our bankers can handle clients from any field, but we have particular expertise in these sectors: Aerospace, Defense & Government Services; Automotive Aftermarket; Commercial & Industrial; Retail & Consumer; Education & Cultural Facilities; Energy; Financial Services; Financial Sponsors; Food & Agribusiness; Healthcare; Logistics & Transportation and Real Estate.

 

Our industry expertise and superior transaction execution—from equity and debt origination to M&A advisory to structured lending—makes us a powerful ally

  • STAG Industrial, Inc. (NYSE: STAG)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group is participating in a transaction for a real estate investment trust, helping to raise up to $300,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds to fund acquisitions, to repay indebtedness, including amounts outstanding under the company's credit facility, for working capital and other general corporate purposes, or a combination of the foregoing.

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  • Alterra Property Group, LLC

    In the first quarter of 2017, through a joint venture equity transaction with Alterra Property Group, LLC and MIS Capital LLC, Kimco took an ownership interest in Lincoln Square, a fully entitled, $160 million mixed-use development project in the highly sought-after Center City district of Philadelphia. The project will feature 322 residential units and 100,000 square feet of retail space (approximately 80% pre-leased) anchored by a 36,000-square-foot small-format Target store, a 32,000-square-foot specialty grocer and a 16,000-square-foot PetSmart. BB&T Capital Markets represented Alterra and MIS Capital as exclusive financial advisor on the transaction.

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  • Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESS)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the second quarter of 2017, helping to raise $350,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use net proceeds to repay indebtedness under its unsecured line of credit facilities and for other general corporate and working capital purposes.

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  • O2COOL, LLC

    On March 31, 2017, O2COOL, LLC (“O2COOL” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Focus Investments, Inc. and  Waveland  Investments  LLC  (“Focus”  and  “Waveland”),  was  acquired  by  LKCM  Headwater  Investments (“LKCM”). BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to O2COOL.

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  • Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE: OHI)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the first quarter of 2017, helping to raise $700,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds to (i) redeem all of their outstanding $400 million aggregate principal amount of 5.875% Senior Notes due 2024, (ii) repay a $200 million senior unsecured incremental term loan facility which is due and payable in full on June 27, 2017 and discharge company's obligations and (iii) repay outstanding borrowings under company's revolving credit facility.

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  • Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Financial Services Group completed a transaction in the first quarter of 2017, helping to raise $1 Billion in gross proceeds for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes.

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  • BlackRock 2022 Global Income Opportunity Trust (NYSE: BGIO)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Financial Services Group completed a transaction for BlackRock 2022 Global Income Opportunity Trust (NYSE: BGIO) in the first quarter of 2017, helping to raise $210,000,000 in gross proceeds for our client.

    The Trust will invest the net proceeds of the offering in accordance with the Trust’s investment objective and policies. The Trust has given the Underwriters an option to purchase up to 3,060,481 additional common shares within 45 days of the date of this prospectus solely to cover over-allotments.

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  • Nuveen Credit Opportunities 2022 Target Term Fund (NYSE: JCO)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Financial Services Group completed a transaction for Nuveen Investment Inc.’s Nuveen Credit Opportunities 2022 Target Term Fund (NYSE: JCO) in the first quarter of 2017, helping to raise $255,000,000 in gross proceeds for our client.

    The Fund will invest the net proceeds of the offering in accordance with the Fund’s investment objective and policies. The Fund has granted the underwriters a 45 day option to purchase up to 3,825,000 additional shares to cover over-allotments.

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  • Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the first quarter of 2017, helping to raise $800,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds from these offerings for working capital and other general corporate purposes, which may include funding acquisitions and investments or repaying indebtedness.

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  • Kimco Realty Corporation (NYSE: KIM)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the first quarter of 2017, helping to raise $400,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering for general corporate purposes including to pre-fund 2017 debt maturities, including $414 million of mortgage debt outstanding and partially reduce borrowings under its revolving credit facility maturing in March 2021.

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  • BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT)

    On March 16, 2017, BB&T Capital Markets served as a joint-bookrunner for an offering of $1.35 billion fixed and floating rate senior notes due 2022 by Branch Banking & Trust Company.

    Proceeds from the offering are being used for general corporate purposes.

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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 first quarter of 2017, helping to raise $313,950,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to contribute the net proceeds of this offering to its operating partnership in exchange for OP units in its operating partnership, and operating partnership intends to use the net proceeds of this offering (i) to fund a portion of the purchase price for the CHI Acquisition and (ii) for general corporate purposes, including, without limitation, working capital and investment in real estate. Total gross proceeds includes the full exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option, through which they purchased an additional 2,250,000 shares.

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

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the first quarter of 2017, helping to raise a total of $774,110 for our client. Gross proceeds includes the initial issuance of 2,100,000 shares at this time, and full physical settlement of the forward sale agreements, expected to occur no later than March 9, 2018.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering and forward sale agreements to fund pending and recently completed acquisitions, near-term highly leased development projects, and the redemption of Series E Preferred Stock, with any remaining proceeds being held for general working capital and other corporate purposes, including the reduction of the outstanding balance on its unsecured senior line of credit, if any. Total gross proceeds includes the partial exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option, through which they purchased an additional 755,000 shares.

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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 first quarter of 2017, helping to raise $700,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds to repay borrowings outstanding under its $2.0 billion revolving credit facility and, together with proceeds from additional borrowings under its revolving credit facility, fully redeem its outstanding class F preferred shares. Any remaining funds will go toward potential investment opportunities and other general corporate purposes.

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  • Brixmor Property Group (NYSE: BRX)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the first quarter of 2017, helping to raise $400,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to repay outstanding debt under the company's $1.25 billion unsecured revolving credit facility and for general corporate 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 first quarter of 2017, helping to raise $672,700,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to repay a portion of the borrowings outstanding under its $2.0 billion revolving credit facility, to fund potential investment opportunities, and for other general corporate purposes. The underwriters have a 30-day option to purchase an additional 1,627,500 shares to cover over-allotments.

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Bruce M. Kelleher Jr. Head of Investment Banking & Financial Sponsors Group804-782-8758 email Download My vCard View Bio