Retail & Consumer Group

Our team of industry experts combines decades of experience working with retail and consumer companies with the best execution of a broad variety of financial transactions, including:

As part of one of the largest financial institutions in the nation, and bolstered by our respected equity research team that covers more than 30 retail and consumer companies, BB&T Capital Markets has built strong relationships with the industry’s leading companies, executives, and private equity investors. We use these relationships and our knowledge of capital markets to deliver optimal solutions for our clients.


The professionals on our Retail & Consumer team have completed more than 55 transactions since 2006, exceeding $8 billion in deal volume

Our Areas of Expertise

Apparel, Footwear & Accessories:

Apparel Wholesale & Retail; Footwear Wholesale & Retail; Accessories Wholesale & Retail; Luxury Goods Wholesale & Retail; Contract Manufacturing

Consumer Products:

Household Products; Beauty & Personal Care; Consumer Durables; Toys & Sporting Goods; Leisure & Wellness

Specialty Retail:

Department Stores; Discount, Value and Mass Market Retail; Outdoor Products; Retail, Drug & Convenience Stores; Home Products; Furniture and Appliances; Electronics Retail; E-tailing


Upscale Casual & Fine Dining; Casual Dining; Fast Casual; Quick Service and Family Dining

The BB&T Capital Markets bankers Retail & Consumer Group’s extensive industry contacts can match M&A clients with a broad array of buyers.