Retail & Consumer Group

Our team of industry experts combines decades of experience working with retail and consumer companies with the best execution of a broad variety of financial transactions, including:

As part of one of the largest financial institutions in the nation, BB&T Capital Markets has built strong relationships with the industry's leading companies, executives and private equity investors. We use these relationships and our knowledge of capital markets to deliver optimal solutions for our clients.

 

The professionals on our Retail & Consumer team have completed more than 55 transactions since 2006, exceeding $8 billion in deal volume

  • O’Reilly Automotive (NasdaqGS:ORLY)

    On May 9th, 2019, BB&T Capital Markets served as a Senior Co-Manager for an offering of $500 million 3.900% Senior Unsecured Notes due 2029 by O’Reilly Automotive.

    Proceeds from the offering will be used to repay existing debt and for general corporate purposes.

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  • Jacent Strategic Merchandising, LLC

    On April 23, 2019, Jacent Strategic Merchandising, LLC (“Jacent”), a portfolio company of Lariat Partners, was acquired by Gridiron Capital.

    BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to Jacent.

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  • AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO)

    On April 4, 2019, BB&T Capital Markets served as a co-manager for a two-tranche offering of $750 million senior notes due 2024 and 2029 by AutoZone.

    Proceeds from the offering are being used to repay existing debt and for general corporate purposes.

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  • Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW)

    On April 3, 2019, BB&T Capital Markets served as a co-manager for a two tranche offering of $3.0 billion senior notes due by Lowe’s Companies.

    Proceeds from the offering are being used to repay existing debt and for general corporate purposes.

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  • The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR)

    BB&T Capital Markets serves as joint-bookrunner for The Kroger Co. $600 million 4.50% offering of senior notes due 2029.

    Proceeds from the offering are being used to repay existing debt and for general corporate purposes.

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  • Ashton Woods USA LLC

    On March 13, 2019, BB&T Capital Markets served as a co-manager for an offering of $255 million 9.875% senior unsecured notes due 2027 by Ashton Woods.

    Proceeds from the offering are being used to repay existing debt.

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  • Carter’s Inc. (NYSE: CRI)

    On February 27, 2019, BB&T Capital Markets served as a senior co-manager for an offering of $500 million 5.625% senior unsecured notes due 2027.

    Proceeds from the offering are being used to repay existing debt and for general corporate purposes.

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  • Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE: WY)

    On February 21, 2019, BB&T Capital Markets served as a co-manager for an offering of $750 million 4.00% senior unsecured notes due 2029.

    Proceeds from the offering are being used to repay existing debt and for general corporate purposes.

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  • Charles Products, Inc.

    On December 14, 2018, Charles Products, Inc. (“Charles Products”) received an investment from Kian Capital. BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to Charles Products.

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  • Educators Resource, Inc.

    On November 30, 2018, Educators Resource, Inc. (“Educators Resource”) received an investment from Gladstone Investment Corporation (“Gladstone Investment”). BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to Educators Resource.

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  • Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG)

    On March 26, 2018, BB&T Capital Markets served as a senior co-manager for an offering of $500 million 4.125% senior notes due 2028 by Dollar General.

    Proceeds from the offering are being used for repayment of outstanding commercial paper notes and for general corporate purposes.

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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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  • The Bargain Barn, Inc. (d.b.a United Grocery Outlet)

    On October 1, 2017, The Bargain Barn, Inc. ("Bargain Barn" or the "Company") (d.b.a. United Grocery Outlet) was acquired by Gen Cap America. BB&T Capital Markets served as exclusive financial advisor to Bargain Barn.

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  • O’Reilly Automotive (NasdaqGS:ORLY)

    On August 10, 2017, BB&T Capital Markets served as a Senior Co-Manager for an offering of $750 million 3.600% Senior Unsecured Notes due 2027 by O’Reilly Automotive.

    Proceeds from the offering will be used to repay outstanding borrowings under the company’s credit facility and for general corporate purposes.

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  • Valvoline (NYSE: VVV)

    On August 3, 2017, BB&T Capital Markets served as a co-manager for an offering of $400 million 4.375% senior unsecured notes due 2025 by Valvoline.

    Proceeds from the offering will be used for voluntary contributions to their tax-qualified U.S. domestic pension plan.

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Our Areas of Expertise

Apparel, Footwear & Accessories

Apparel Wholesale & Retail; Footwear Wholesale & Retail; Accessories Wholesale & Retail; Luxury Goods Wholesale & Retail; Contract Manufacturing

Automotive

Franchised New Vehicle Dealers; Used Vehicle Dealers; Automotive-Related Sectors

Consumer Products

Household Products; Beauty & Personal Care; Consumer Durables; Toys & Sporting Goods; Leisure & Wellness

Specialty Retail

Department Stores; Discount, Value and Mass Market Retail; Outdoor Products; Retail, Drug & Convenience Stores; Home Products; Furniture and Appliances; Electronics Retail; E-tailing

Restaurants

Upscale Casual & Fine Dining; Casual Dining; Fast Casual; Quick Service; Family Dining