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

  • 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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  • Ashton Woods USA L.L.C.

    On July 26, 2017, BB&T Capital Markets served as a Co-Manager for an offering of $250 million 6.750% senior unsecured notes  due 2025 by Ashton Woods.

    Proceeds from the offering are being used to fund the Tender Offer and/or redemption of up to $100 million aggregate principal amount of the Company’s outstanding notes, to repay indebtedness outstanding under the Amended Restated Revolver (including accrued and unpaid interest and all repayment premiums payable on any of the forgoing), and for general corporate purposes.

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  • Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW)

    On April 19, 2017, BB&T Capital Markets served as a co-manager for a $3 billion two tranche offering of senior notes due 2027 and 2047 by Lowe’s Companies.

    Proceeds from the offering are being used for general corporate purposes.

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  • The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR)

    On July 17, 2017, BB&T Capital Markets served as a Joint-Bookrunner for an offering of $500 million 4.650% senior unsecured notes due 2048 by Kroger.

    Proceeds from the offering are being used to refinance August 2017 notes, contribute to the Company’s defined benefit plan, and for general corporate purposes.

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  • The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR)

    On July 17, 2017, BB&T Capital Markets served as a Co-Manager for an offering of $400 million 2.800% senior unsecured notes due 2022 by Kroger.

    Proceeds from the offering are being used to refinance August 2017 notes, contribute to the Company’s defined benefit plan, and for general corporate purposes.

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  • The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR)

    On July 17, 2017, BB&T Capital Markets served as a Co-Manager for an offering of $600 million 3.700% senior unsecured notes due 2027 by Kroger.

    Proceeds from the offering are being used to refinance August 2017 notes, contribute to the Company’s defined benefit plan, and for general corporate purposes.

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  • Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE: LAD)

    On July 12, 2017, BB&T Capital Markets served as a Co-Manager for an offering of $300 million 5.250% senior notes due 2025 by Lithia Motors.

    Proceeds from the offering are being used for general corporate purposes.

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  • First Quality Finance Company

    On June 20, 2017, BB&T Capital Markets served as a co-manager for an offering of $400 million 5.00% senior notes due 2025 by First Quality Finance Company.

    Proceeds from the offering are being used to pay down revolver borrowings and for other general corporate purposes.

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  • Murphy USA Inc. (NYSE: MUSA)

    On April 20, 2017, BB&T Capital Markets served as a co-manager for a $300 million offering of 5.625% senior notes due 2027 by Murphy USA Inc.

    Proceeds from the offering are being used for general corporate purposes.

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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