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  • New Mountain Finance Corporation (NYSE: NMFC)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Financial Services Group completed a transaction for a Business Development Company (“BDC”) in the second quarter of 2014, helping to raise $57,557,500 in gross proceeds for our client. The company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to make investments in accordance with its objective and strategies, and for general corporate purposes, including debt repayment and other working capital needs. Total gross proceeds includes the full exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option, through which they purchased an additional 525,000 shares.

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  • OrthoLite

    On April 17, 2014, Blue Point Capital Partners and company management announced the recapitalization of OrthoLite, the leading supplier of comfort insoles and related shoe components to more than 130 of the world’s most prominent branded footwear companies. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to OrthoLite in the transaction.The recapitalization of OrthoLite represents BB&T Capital Markets’ fifth branded consumer products transaction in the last 12 months. “Glenn Barrett, chairman and CEO; Pam Gelsomini, president; John Barrett, Asia general manager; and their global leadership team have done an exceptional job developing a world-class brand through ongoing product innovation and unparalleled customer service,” said Rex Green, managing director and head of BB&T Capital Markets’ Retail and Consumer group. “OrthoLite’s track record of growth is a testament to the company’s extraordinary value proposition to many of the world’s leading footwear brands.” “We are very proud to have worked with the OrthoLite team on this transaction,” added Joe Sparacino, a vice president in BB&T Capital Markets’ Boston office. “We are excited to see the company begin its next phase of growth in partnership with Blue Point.

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  • Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE: MAIN)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Financial Services Group completed a transaction for a Business Development Company (“BDC”) in the second quarter of 2014, helping to raise $144,900,000 in gross proceeds for our client. The company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to pay down its credit facility, make investments within its objective and strategies, to pay operating expenses and for general corporate purposes. Total gross proceeds includes the full exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option, through which they purchased an additional 600,000 shares.

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  • City Office REIT, Inc. (NYSE: CIO)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust company in the second quarter of 2014, helping to raise $72,500,000 for our client. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering for the acquisition of interests in the Company’s initial properties, the repayment of indebtedness, and general corporate purposes.

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  • UTX Technologies Limited

    On March 31, 2014, UTX Technologies Limited ("UTX" or “the Company”), was acquired by Verint Systems Inc. ("Verint"). The purchase price consisted of $82.9 million of cash paid at closing, subject to adjustment, with potential additional future cash payments of up to $1.5 million, contingent upon the achievement of certain performance targets over the period from closing through June 30, 2014.  BB&T Capital Markets | Windsor Group served as the exclusive financial advisor to U-TX in the transaction.

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  • Bluerock Residential Growth REIT

    BB&T Capital Markets' Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate company in the first quarter of 2014, helping to raise $50,000,000 for our client. Bluerock Residential Growth REIT is a Maryland corporation that acquires institutional-quality apartment properties in demographically attractive growth markets throughout the United States.

  • Realty Income

    BB&T Capital Markets' Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate company in the first quarter of 2014, helping to raise $551,448,000 for our client. The Company focuses on acquiring single-tenant retail locations, leased to regional and national chains, and under long-term net lease agreements.

  • Universal Academy

    On March 27, 2014, BB&T Capital Markets closed a $29,440,000 Series 2014A/B tax exempt and taxable fixed rate bond transaction for Universal Academy (Universal), a charter school with locations in Coppell and Irving, Texas. The primary purpose of the Series 2014A/B bond issue was to finance the cost of the acquisition, improvement, construction, renovation, and equipping of educational facilities for Universal. In addition, bond proceeds provided funds for the refinancing of existing debt, as well as the financing of a debt service reserve fund and approximately 12 months of capitalized interest.

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