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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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  • 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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  • Verisign, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRSN)

    On June 29, 2017, BB&T Capital Markets served as a co-manager for an offering of $550 million 4.75% senior notes due 2027 by Verisign, Inc.

    Proceeds from the offering are being used for general corporate purposes, including, but not limited to, the repurchase of shares under its share repurchase program.

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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 2017, helping to raise a total of $408,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds of this offering (i) to repay a portion of the outstanding indebtedness under its revolving credit facility, (ii) to fund pending acquisitions (iii) for general corporate purposes, including, without limitation, working capital and investment in real estate. The underwriters have a 30-day option to purchase an additional 3,000,000 shares to cover over-allotments.

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  • Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (NYSE: SKT)

    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 $300,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to redeem all of its outstanding 2020 notes.

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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 second quarter of 2017, helping to raise a total of $462,500,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds to help fund the Company’s planned acquisition of First Potomac Realty Trust. GOV may also elect to use the proceeds to repay amounts outstanding under its unsecured revolving credit facility or to fund short-term investments, pending the closing of the all-cash deal with First Potomac. The underwriters have a 30-day option to purchase an additional 3,750,000 shares to cover over-allotments.

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  • Global Medical REIT Inc. (NYSE: GMRE)

    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 a total of $31,500,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds to contribute to its operating partnership in exchange for OP units in its operating partnership. The operating partnership intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to repay $25.0 million of the outstanding indebtedness under its revolving credit facility and to fund acquisitions or for other general corporate purposes. The underwriters have a 30-day option to purchase an additional 525,000 shares to cover over-allotments.

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  • Regency Centers Corporation (NYSE: REG)

    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 $300,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use proceeds from the offering (i) to redeem all of the 3,000,000 outstanding shares of its 6.0% Series 7 preferred shares (ii) to retire approximately $112 million of loans secured by mortgages with interest rates ranging from 7.0% to 7.8% on various properties and (iii) for general corporate purposes.

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  • First Quality Finance Company

    On June 20, 2017, BB&T Capital Markets served as a co-manager for an offering of $400 million 5.00% senior notes due 2025 by First Quality Finance Company.

    Proceeds from the offering are being used to pay down revolver borrowings and for other general corporate purposes.

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  • Fidus Investment Corporation (Nasdaq: FDUS)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Financial Services Group completed a transaction for Fidus Investment Corporation, a Business Development Company (BDC), in the second quarter of 2017, helping to raise $29,400,000 in gross proceeds for our client. Fidus Investment Corporation intends to use the net proceeds to make investments in lower middle market companies in accordance with our investment objective and strategies and for working capital and general corporate purposes.

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  • AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (NYSE: AVB)

    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 $300,000,000 for our client.

    The Company will use net proceeds from the offering to prepay the indebtedness outstanding under company's Freddie Mac secured debt pool maturing on May 1, 2019 and to pay a related yield maintenance penalty. The Company also intends to use the net proceeds of this offering to reduce indebtedness outstanding under company's unsecured revolving credit facility.

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  • Monroe Capital Corporation (NasdaqGSM: MRCC)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Financial Services Group completed a transaction for Monroe Capital Corporation, a Business Development Company (“BDC”), in the second quarter of 2017, helping to raise $51,750,000 in gross proceeds for our client.

    Monroe Capital Corporation intends to use the net proceeds of this offering to repay indebtedness, make future investments, and for general corporate purposes. Total gross proceeds includes the exercise of the underwriters’ 30-day over-allotment option.

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Managing DirectorStrategic Advisory Group

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