Commercial & Industrial Group

The BB&T Capital Markets Commercial & Industrial Group provides clients with industry expertise and exceptional transaction execution. We offer M&A advisory, capital raising and corporate banking services for a variety of sectors, including building products & materials; commercial & consumer durables; industrial manufacturing and distribution; and outsourced commercial and industrial services.

 

Our Commercial & Industrial team was awarded M&A Advisor magazine’s Cross-Border Deal of the Year award in 2012—our third award in three years.

  • Environmental StoneWorks

    On February 20, 2019, Environmental StoneWorks (“ESW” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Gallagher Industries and Mid Oaks Investments, was acquired by NCI Building Systems (“NCI”). NCI (NYSE: NCS) is a publically traded, $5 billion-revenue building products manufacturer; in fiscal 2018, ESW generated $167 million in pro forma revenues. NCI acquired ESW for $186 million. ESW’s management team will remain with the Company. BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to ESW.

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  • United Pipe & Steel

    On February 1, 2019, United Pipe & Steel Corporation (“UP&S” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of MPE Partners, was acquired by Merfish Pipe & Supply (“Merfish”) a portfolio company of One Equity Partners (“OEP”). BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to UP&S.

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  • W.A. Kendall & Co.

    On December 31, 2018, W.A. Kendall & Co., Inc. (“W.A. Kendall” or the “Company”) received a majority investment from Blue Point Capital Partners (“Blue Point”). W.A. Kendall’s management team retained a minority stake and will remain with the Company. BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to W.A. Kendall.

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  • Endries

    On December 10, 2018, Endries International, Inc. and certain related affiliates (collectively “Endries" or the "Company"), a portfolio company of Nautic Partners, LLC (“Nautic”), was acquired by MSD Partners, L.P. (“MSD”). BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to Nautic.

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  • CTM Group, Inc.

    On November 30, 2018, CTM Group, Inc. (“CTM” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Goldner Hawn Johnson & Morrison, was acquired by Z Capital Partners. BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to CTM.

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  • Colony Hardware

    On November 13, 2018, Colony Hardware Corporation (“Colony” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Tailwind Capital (“Tailwind”), was acquired by Audax Private Equity (“Audax”). As part of the transaction, Tailwind retained a minority stake in the Company. BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to Colony.

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  • Radix Wire

    On October 31, 2018, Wire Holdings, LLC d/b/a Radix Wire (“Radix” or the "Company"), a portfolio company of Hunter Valley Company (“Hunter Valley”) and The Vitruvian Group (“Vitruvian”), was acquired by High Road Capital Partners (“High Road”). BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to Radix.

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  • C&M Conveyor, Inc.

    On May 31, 2018, C&M Conveyor, Inc. (“C&M” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Blue Sage Capital, L.P. (“BSC”), was acquired by funds managed by CapitalWorks, L.L.C. (“CapitalWorks”). BB&T Capital Markets served as financial advisor to C&M.

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  • Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK)

    On May 3, 2018, BB&T Capital Markets served as a co-manager for an offering of $300 million 4.600% senior notes due 2028 by Oshkosh Corporation.

    Proceeds from the offering are being used to redeem existing indebtedness and for general corporate purposes.

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  • Accurate Holding, Inc. d/b/a All Integrated Solutions

    On April 30, 2018, Accurate Holding, Inc. d/b/a All Integrated Solutions (“AIS” or the "Company"), a portfolio company of High Road Capital Partners (“High Road”) was acquired by MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (“MSC”) for approximately $86 million. BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to High Road.

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  • Commercial Metals Company (NYSE: CMC)

    On April 19, 2018, BB&T Capital Markets served as a co-manager for an offering of $350 million 5.750% senior notes due 2026 by Commercial Metals Company.

    Proceeds from the offering are being used to finance the acquisition of U.S. rebar steel mill and fabrication assets from Gerdau S.A.

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  • Optimus Steel, LLC

    On March 30, 2018, Optimus Steel, LLC (“Optimus” or the “Company”) completed its acquisition of the Beaumont, Texas mill and two downstream wire products facilities of Gerdau Ameristeel US, Inc., a division of Gerdau S.A., for $92.5 million. BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to Optimus.

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  • Tranzonic Intermediate Holdings, Inc.

    On March 27, 2018, Tranzonic Intermediate Holdings, Inc. (“Tranzonic” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Silver Oak Services Partners, was acquired by PNC Riverarch Capital. BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to Tranzonic.

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  • Thermo-Tech Windows & Doors, LLC

    On March 16, 2018, Thermo-Tech Windows & Doors, LLC (“TTW” or the "Company"), a portfolio company of Bounds Equity Partners (“BEP”) and ORIX Mezzanine & Private Equity (“OMPE”), was acquired by Harvey Building Products (“Harvey”), a portfolio company of Dunes Point Capital (“DPC”). BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to the Company.

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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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Our Areas of Expertise

Building Materials

Cement, Aggregates & Concrete, Building Components, Composite Materials and Specialty Building Materials Distribution

Commercial & Consumer Durables

Bedding & Flooring, Cabinets, Millwork & Molding, Furniture & Fixtures, Institutional & Office Furniture, Lighting and Windows & Doors

Outsourced Commercial & Industrial Services

Environmental Services, Field & Facility Services, Infrastructure & Utility Services, Maintenance & Repair Services, Testing & Measurement Services

Industrial Distribution

Broad-line Distribution, Specialty Distribution, and MRO Supplies Serving All Commercial & Industrial End Markets

Industrial Manufacturing & Services

Precision Components, Machine Tools, Motors & Controls, Filtration, Hydraulics, Fluid Power, Pumps, Pipes, Valves & Fittings, Wire & Cable, Bearings and HVAC