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  • Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: WLL)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Energy Group completed a transaction for an oil & natural gas exploration & production company in the first quarter of 2015, in a convertible notes offering worth $1,250,000,000.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering and the concurrent offerings to repay all or a portion of the amount outstanding under its credit facility and for general corporate purposes. Gross proceeds include the full-exercise of the underwriters’ overallotment option, through which they purchased an additional $250,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of notes.

    

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  • Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. (NYSE: HTGC)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Financial Services Group completed a transaction for a Business Development Company (“BDC”) in the first quarter of 2015, helping to raise $103,527,600 in gross proceeds for our client.

    The company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to fund investments in debt and equity securities in accordance with its investment objective and for other general corporate purposes. Total gross proceeds includes the full exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option, through which they purchased an additional 990,000 shares.

    

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  • Summit Materials, Inc. (NYSE: SUM)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Commercial and Industrial Group completed a transaction for a leading aggregates manufacturer and distributor in the first quarter of 2015, helping to raise $459,999,990 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to redeem certain indebtedness and for general corporate purposes. The Company and its owners utilized the ‘Up-C’ corporate structure in the execution of the IPO. Total gross proceeds includes the full exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option, through which they purchased an additional 3,333,333 shares.

    

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  • Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ GS: HTLD)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Logistics & Transportation Group completed a transaction for a leading U.S. transportation provider in the first quarter of 2015, helping to raise over $88 million for our client’s selling shareholders.

    The Company will not receive any proceeds from this transaction. All gross proceeds will be delivered to the selling shareholder, the Gerdin Family Trust. Total gross proceeds include the full exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option, through which they purchased an additional 487,500 shares.

    

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  • Gladstone Investment Corp (NASDAQ GS: GAIN)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Financial Services Group completed a transaction for a Business Development Company (“BDC”) in the first quarter of 2015, helping to raise $24,420,000 in gross proceeds for our client.

    The company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to repay a portion of the outstanding balance on the Company’s revolving credit facility. The Company has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase an additional 495,000 shares at the public offering price to cover over-allotments, if any.

    

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  • Noble Energy Inc. (NYSE: NBL)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Energy Group completed a transaction for an oil & natural gas exploration & production company in the first quarter of 2015, in an equity offering worth $997,500,000. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to repay all borrowings under its credit facility and for general corporate purposes. The Company has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase an additional 3,150,000 shares at the public offering price to cover over-allotments, if any.

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  • Sovran Self Storage, Inc. (NYSE: SSS)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the first quarter of 2015, helping to raise $108,480,000 for our client. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to repay amounts outstanding under its revolving credit facility and for general business purposes, including funding future acquisitions. The Company has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase an additional 180,000 shares at the public offering price to cover over-allotments, if any.

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  • Health Care REIT, Inc. (NYSE: HCN)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the first quarter of 2015, helping to raise $1,476,025,000 for our client. The Company intends to use net proceeds from this offering to repay advances under its primary unsecured credit facility and for general corporate purposes, including investing in health care and senior housing properties. Total gross proceeds includes the full exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option, through which they purchased an additional 2,550,000 shares.

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  • Macquarie Infrastructure Company LLC (NYSE: MIC)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Energy Group completed a transaction for an energy infrastructure holding company in the first quarter of 2015, in an equity offering worth $425,000,000. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to finance the cash consideration for the acquisition of Bayonne Energy Center from ArcLight Capital Partners, and for general corporate purposes. The Company has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase an additional 796,900 shares at the public offering price to cover over-allotments, if any.

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Bruce Kelleher

Managing DirectorHead of Financial Sponsors Group
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