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  • Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the first quarter of 2018, helping to raise $650,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds, along with cash on hand and / or borrowings under its unsecured revolving credit facility, to fund a cash tender offer for its 4.00% senior notes due 2019 and for other corporate purposes.

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  • Senior Housing Properties Trust (Nasdaq: SNH)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the first quarter of 2018, helping to raise $500,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to reduce amounts outstanding under their revolving credit facility.

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  • Kirby Corporation (NYSE: KEX)

    On February 7, 2018, BB&T Capital Markets served as a co-manager for an offering of $500 million 4.200% senior notes due 2028 by Kirby Corporation.

    Proceeds from the offering are being used to pay the aggregate purchase price of the recent Higman Marine, Inc. acquisition and for general corporate purposes.

     

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  • Fidus Investment Corporation (Nasdaq: FDUS)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Financial Services Group, serving as a co-manager, completed an unsecured notes “baby bond” offering for Fidus Investment Corporation in the first quarter of 2018. The underwriters helped to raise $43,478,275 in gross proceeds for our client. The company has applied for the notes to trade on the Nasdaq, under the symbol “FDUSL”.

    FDUS intends to use the net proceeds from this transaction to repay indebtedness under its existing credit facility, and may re-borrow under the facility to make investments in lower middle-market companies, for working capital, and for general corporate purposes. Total gross proceeds does not include the exercise of the underwriters’ 30-day over-allotment option.

     

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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 first quarter of 2018, helping to raise $500,000,000 for our client.

    The Company expects to use the net proceeds from this offering for working capital and general company purposes, including partial repayment of the combined outstanding balance
    under their unsecured revolving credit facility and notes issued under their commercial paper program.

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  • Hospitality Properties Trust (Nasdaq: HPT)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the first quarter of 2018, helping to raise $400,000,000 for our client.

    The Company expects to use the net proceeds from this offering to repay amounts outstanding under its revolving credit facility and for general business purposes. 

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  • Americold Realty Trust (NYSE: COLD)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the first quarter of 2018, helping to raise $833,520,000 for our client and selling shareholders.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to repay indebtedness outstanding under its existing senior secured term loan B facility. Total gross proceeds includes the full exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option, through which they purchased an additional 6,795,000 shares.

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  • Industrial Logistics Properties Trust (Nasdaq: ILPT)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the first quarter of 2018, helping to raise $480,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to reduce the amount outstanding under its credit facility and for working capital.  The underwriters have a 30-day option to purchase an additional 3,000,000 shares to cover over-allotments.

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

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the first quarter of 2018, helping to raise a total of $852,150,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds to be received upon full physical settlement of the forward sale agreement to fund pending acquisitions and current development projects, with any remaining proceeds being used for general corporate purposes. Total gross proceeds includes the full exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option, through which they purchased an additional 900,000 shares.

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  • Thibaut, Inc.

    On December 29, 2017, Thibaut, Inc. (“Thibaut” or the "Company"), a portfolio company of Champlain Capital Partners (“Champlain”) was acquired by Harbour Group (“Harbour”). BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to Champlain.

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  • Nearly Natural, Inc.

    On December 15, 2017, Nearly Natural, Inc. (“Nearly Natural”) received an investment from Centre Partners (“Centre”). BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to Nearly Natural.

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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 fourth quarter of 2017, helping to raise $50,000,000 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 300,000 shares to cover over-allotments.

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  • Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE: VNO)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the fourth quarter of 2017, helping to raise $450,000,000 for our client.

    The Company expects to use the net proceeds from this offering, together with cash on hand, to fund the redemption of all of its 2.500% senior notes due 2019.

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Patrick Martin

Managing DirectorStrategic Advisory Group

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