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  • Cedar Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: CDR)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the third quarter of 2017, helping to raise $75,000,000 for our client.

    The Company's operating partnership presently intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to partially redeem outstanding shares of its Series B preferred stock. Pending such use, the net proceeds will be used to temporarily repay amounts outstanding under the operating partnership’s credit facility. The underwriters have a 30 day option to purchase an additional 450,000 shares to cover over-allotments.

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  • Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE: HR)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the third quarter of 2017, helping to raise a total of $224,025,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds of this offering to partially fund their acquisition of an Atlanta medical office portfolio. The Company intends to use the remaining proceeds to repay outstanding indebtedness and for general corporate purposes. The underwriters have a 30-day option to purchase an additional 1,087,500 shares to cover over-allotments.

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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 third quarter of 2017, helping to raise $225,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering for general corporate purposes, including repayment of debt. The underwriters have a 30 day option to purchase an additional 1,350,000 shares to cover over-allotments.

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  • SIGMA International Group, Inc.

    On August 2, 2017, SIGMA International Group, Inc. (“SIGMA" or the "Company"), a portfolio company of Frontenac Company (“Frontenac”), was acquired by an investor group comprised of management and affiliates of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited, a Canadian public company. BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to Frontenac.

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  • Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the third quarter of 2017, helping to raise $1,350,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to fund a portion of the repayment, redemption and/or discharge of DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc (“DFT”) debt and the payment of certain transaction fees and expenses incurred in connection with the DFT merger. Pending any net proceeds will be used to repay borrowings under its operating partnership’s global revolving credit facility, acquire additional properties or businesses, fund development opportunities and to provide for working capital and other general corporate purposes, including potentially for the repurchase, redemption or retirement of other outstanding debt or equity securities.

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  • Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R)

    On August 1, 2017, BB&T Capital Markets served as a co-manager for an offering of $300 million 2.500% senior notes due 2022 by Ryder System, Inc.

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

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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 third quarter of 2017, helping to raise $850,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to fund the consideration payable in its tender offer. The Company will use the excess net proceeds for general corporate purposes, including to partially reduce borrowings under its revolving credit facility maturing in March 2021.

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  • Golding Farms Foods, Inc.

    On July 31, 2017, Golding Farms Foods, Inc. (“GFF”) received an investment from Centre Partners. BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to GFF.

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

    The Company intends to use proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes and working capital, including repayment of debt.

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  • Alliance Sports Group

    On August 1, 2017, Bollinger Industries, Inc. and subsidiaries, d/b/a Alliance Sports Group (“ASG" or the "Company"), was acquired by LKCM Headwater Investments (“LKCM”). BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to ASG.

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  • Promise Gluten Free

    On July 24, 2017, Promise Gluten Free (“Promise”) sold a majority stake to Mayfair Equity Partners. BB&T Capital Markets served as financial advisor to Promise.

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  • Community Healthcare Trust Incorporated (NYSE: CHCT)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the third quarter of 2017, helping to raise a total of $114,611,875 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds of this offering to repay the outstanding indebtedness under its revolving facility and to fund future acquisitions in accordance with its investment guidelines and for general corporate and working capital purposes. Total gross proceeds includes the full exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option, through which they purchased an additional 637,500 shares.

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  • Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW)

    On April 19, 2017, BB&T Capital Markets served as a co-manager for a $3 billion two tranche offering of senior notes due 2027 and 2047 by Lowe’s Companies.

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

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  • Government Properties Income Trust (Nasdaq: GOV)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the third quarter of 2017, helping to raise $300,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to finance, in part, its transaction with First Potomac Realty Trust. Pending the consummation of the transaction, the Company may repay future amounts outstanding under its revolving credit facility or invest the net proceeds from this offering in short term investments.

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  • Old Dominion Truck Leasing

    On July 14, 2017, Old Dominion Truck Leasing (“ODTL” or the “Company”) was acquired by Penske Truck Leasing (“Penske”). BB&T Capital Markets served as the financial advisor to ODTL and its shareholders.

    Founded in 1963, ODTL serves approximately 360 customers in diverse industry sectors from 11 locations in five states. The acquisition adds approximately 1,400 tractors, trucks, and trailers to Penske’s fleet. “Old Dominion Truck Leasing and Penske Truck Leasing customers will benefit from synergies in our products, technology, and services across our combined network of facilities,” said Brian Hard, President and CEO, Penske Truck Leasing.

    “We appreciate the opportunity to work with ODTL and the Congdon Family on this important transaction,” said Hugh Rabb, Managing Director and Co-Head of the Logistics & Transportation Group at BB&T Capital Markets. “Over more than a half-century, ODTL has built an exceptional reputation and proud history. We are excited to see the Company find a partner in Penske that shares its commitment to high-quality service.”

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  • TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC Corp. (NYSE: TPVG)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Financial Services Group completed a retail notes transaction for Triple Point Venture Growth BDC Corp., a Business Development Company (“BDC”), in the third quarter of 2017, helping to raise $65,000,000 in gross proceeds for our client. The notes will trade on the NYSE under the ticker “TPVY”. The notes pay an annual interest rate of 5.75% and mature in 5 years.

    TPVG intends to use the net proceeds to redeem all of its outstanding 2020 Notes, and to repay borrowings under its credit facility with any remaining net proceeds.

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Patrick Martin

Managing DirectorStrategic Advisory Group

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