Corporate Bond Originations

With a national sales platform and bankers with expertise in 11 key industries, BB&T Capital Markets is strongly positioned to deliver premium fixed-income execution to its large and middle market clients.

Backed by our substantial credit research and a broad array of corporate and investment banking tools, we can tailor offerings to address your specific needs in light of prevailing conditions in the capital markets and in your industry sector.

Depending on your needs, our fixed income products can include:

  • Senior Debt (investment grade and high yield)
  • Subordinated Debt (investment grade and high yield)
  • Convertible Debt (investment grade and high yield)
  • Private Placements
  • Trust Preferred Securities (institutional and retail)
  • Redeemable Preferred Securities (institutional and retail)
  • Perpetual Preferred Securities (institutional and retail)
  • Convertible Preferred Securities (institutional and retail)
  • Optimal Financing Strategies
  • Liability Management


We offer nationwide coverage of the public debt markets as well as the 144a market. In addition, we manage non-144a private placements.

 

BB&T Capital Markets bankers participated in more than 130 corporate bond issues for clients in 11 industries in 2012 alone, more than doubling the volume from the previous year.

  • 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 third quarter of 2019, helping to raise $1,250,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offerings for debt repayment and general corporate purposes.

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  • UDR, Inc. (NYSE: UDR)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the second quarter of 2019, helping to raise $300,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering for debt repayment and other general corporate purposes.

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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 second quarter of 2019, helping to raise a total of $641,987,500 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds of this offering to finance pending acquisitions, as well as for general working capital and other corporate purposes. Total gross proceeds includes the full exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option, through which they purchased an additional 577,500 shares. 

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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 second quarter of 2019, helping to raise $450,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering for debt repayment and working capital and other general corporate purposes.

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  • HCP, Inc. (NYSE: HCP)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the second quarter of 2019, helping to raise $1,300,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offerings for debt repayment.

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  • Boston Properties, Inc. (NYSE: BXP)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the second quarter of 2019, helping to raise $850,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to finance recently completed and future eligible green projects in the U.S. and debt repayment.

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  • Realty Income Corporation (NYSE: O)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the second quarter of 2019, helping to raise $500,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to repay borrowings and for general corporate purposes.

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  • Digital Realty Trust (NYSE: DLR)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the second quarter of 2019, helping to raise $900,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to fully refinance outstanding notes.

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  • Life Storage, Inc. (NYSE: LSI)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the second quarter of 2019, helping to raise $350,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to repay indebtedness and for general corporate purposes

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  • 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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  • AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (NYSE: AVB)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the second quarter of 2019, helping to raise $450,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to repay indebtedness and for general corporate purposes.

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  • Brixmor Property Group (NYSE: BRX)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the second quarter of 2019, helping to raise $400,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to repay indebtedness and for general corporate purposes.

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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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  • Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESS)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the first quarter of 2019, helping to raise $150,000,000 for our client.

    The company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to repay indebtedness, as well as for working capital and general corporate purposes.

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  • Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE: HIW)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the first quarter of 2019, helping to raise $350,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to repay indebtedness and for general corporate purposes.

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Michael EssexManaging DirectorHead of Capital Markets Origination804-780-3229 email Download My vCard View Bio
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