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.

  • Camden Property Trust (NYSE: CPT)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the fourth quarter of 2018, helping to raise $400,000,000 for our client. 

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

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  • National Retail Properties, Inc. (NYSE: NNN)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the third quarter of 2018, helping to raise $700,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds to repay indebtedness, to fund property acquisitions, and for other general corporate purposes.

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  • Welltower, Inc. (NYSE: WELL)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the third quarter of 2018, helping to raise $1,300,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offerings to repay indebtedness and for general corporate purposes, including investing in health care and seniors housing properties.

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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 third quarter of 2018, helping to raise $750,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds, together with cash on hand and borrowings under its unsecured revolving credit facility, to repurchase the 4.75% senior notes due 2021 and for working capital and other general business purposes.

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  • Prologis, Inc. (NYSE: PLD)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the third quarter of 2018, helping to raise €700,000,000 for our client.

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

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  • Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R)

    On June 14, 2018, BB&T Capital Markets served as a bookrunner for an offering of $450 million 3.750% senior notes due 2023 by Ryder System, Inc.

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

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  • Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the second quarter of 2018, helping to raise $650,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to reduce indebtedness and 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 2018, helping to raise $900,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to fund eligible green projects, including the development and redevelopment of such projects, reduce indebtedness, and for general corporate purposes.

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  • Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc. (NYSE: MAA)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the second quarter of 2018, helping to raise $400,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to partially repay their revolving credit facility and for general business purposes, including debt repayment and the purchase, development and redevelopment of apartment communities.

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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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  • Sabal Trail Transmission, LLC

    On April 26, 2018, BB&T Capital Markets served as a co-manager for a three-tranche offering of $500 million 4.246% senior notes, $600 million 4.682% senior notes due 2038, and $400 million 4.832% senior notes due 2048 by Sabal Trail Transmission, LLC.

    Proceeds from the offering are being used to fund a sponsor distribution.

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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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  • Eagle Point Credit Company (NYSE: ECC)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Financial Services Group, serving as a lead manager, completed an unsecured notes “baby bond” offering for Eagle Point Credit Company in the second quarter of 2018. The underwriters helped to raise $60,000,000 in gross proceeds for our client. The Company has applied for the notes to trade on the NYSE, under the symbol “ECCX”.

    ECC intends to use the net proceeds from this transaction to redeem the Company’s unsecured notes due 2020, to acquire investments according to the Company’s investment objectives and strategies, to make distributions, and for general corporate purposes. The Company has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase additional notes in an aggregate principal amount of $9,000,000 to cover over-allotments.

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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 first quarter of 2018, helping to raise $500,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to partially repay outstanding debt on the company's $2.0 billion revolving credit facility. The remaining funds will be used to finance potential investment opportunities and for other general business purposes.

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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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  • AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (NYSE: AVB)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the first quarter of 2018, helping to raise $300,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to reduce 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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