Corporate Bond Originations

With a national sales platform and bankers with expertise in 11 key industries, BB&T Capital Markets is strongly positioned to deliver premium fixed-income execution to its large and middle market clients.

Backed by our substantial credit research and a broad array of corporate and investment banking tools, we can tailor offerings to address your specific needs in light of prevailing conditions in the capital markets and in your industry sector.

Depending on your needs, our fixed income products can include:

  • Senior Debt (investment grade and high yield)
  • Subordinated Debt (investment grade and high yield)
  • Convertible Debt (investment grade and high yield)
  • Private Placements
  • Trust Preferred Securities (institutional and retail)
  • Redeemable Preferred Securities (institutional and retail)
  • Perpetual Preferred Securities (institutional and retail)
  • Convertible Preferred Securities (institutional and retail)
  • Optimal Financing Strategies
  • Liability Management


We offer nationwide coverage of the public debt markets as well as the 144a market. In addition, we manage non-144a private placements.

 

BB&T Capital Markets bankers participated in more than 130 corporate bond issues for clients in 11 industries in 2012 alone, more than doubling the volume from the previous year.

  • Global Medical REIT Inc. (NYSE: GMRE)

    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 $77,625,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering for general corporate purposes, including funding new acquisitions and repaying indebtedness. Total gross proceeds includes the full exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option, through which they purchased an additional 405,000 shares.

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  • Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE: PEI)

    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 $120,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to fully redeem its outstanding series A preferred shares with an aggregate liquidation preference of about $115.0 million, with any remaining proceeds to go toward general corporate purposes. The underwriters have a 30 day option to purchase an additional 720,000 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 third quarter of 2017, helping to raise $400,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to repay all of the outstanding debt under the Company's credit facility. Any remaining funds will go toward future property acquisitions and for general corporate purposes.

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  • CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. (NYSE: CBL)

    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 to reduce amounts outstanding under CBL’s revolving credit facilities and for general corporate purposes.

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

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group is participating in a transaction for a real estate investment trust, helping to raise up to $750,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to initially use the net proceeds from this program for general working capital and corporate purposes, which may include reducing the outstanding balance on its unsecured senior line of credit, repaying other indebtedness, the selective development, redevelopment, or acquisition of properties, or the repurchase of its outstanding preferred stock.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • UDR, Inc. (NYSE: UDR)

    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 for general corporate purposes, including the repayment of outstanding indebtedness.

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Samuel R. ShireySenior Vice PresidentInvestment Banker, Debt Originations704-954-1578 email Download My vCard View Bio
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