Investment Banking

With a relentless focus on the middle market, BB&T Capital Markets combines industry expertise with superior transaction execution capabilities to achieve extraordinary outcomes for our clients.

Our investment banking professionals work in cohesive teams to bring you a full spectrum of financial services. With BB&T Capital Markets, you get a relationship-driven approach to providing the right solutions for your needs. We offer a full range of investment banking services—equity originations; public and private placements of debt; mergers and acquisitions advisory (M&A)—along with direct lending capabilities, nationally recognized equity research and access to specialty services such as insurance, supply chain finance, equipment finance, executive wealth management and treasury management.

Our broad range of capabilities and industry focused, transaction oriented teams generate results. Since 2010, our 50-plus investment bankers were able to bring our clients:

  • More than $90 billion in equity capital raised as managing underwriter
  • More than $518 billion in debt capital via public and private bond issuance
  • 130+ closed M&A transactions


Our bankers can handle clients from any field, but we have particular expertise in these sectors: Automotive Aftermarket; Commercial & Industrial; Retail & Consumer; Education & Cultural Facilities; Energy; Financial Services; Financial Sponsors; Food & Agribusiness; Healthcare; Logistics & Transportation and Real Estate.

 

Our industry expertise and superior transaction execution—from equity and debt origination to M&A advisory to structured lending—makes us a powerful ally

  • 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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  • Monkey Junction Self Storage

    On June 7, 2019, Monkey Junction Self Storage, LLC (“Monkey Junction Self Storage” or the "Company"), was acquired by Prime Group Holdings, LLC (“Prime Group”). BB&T Capital Markets and Environments Unlimited, LLC served as the exclusive financial advisors to Monkey Junction Self Storage.

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  • Camden Property Trust (NYSE: CPT)

    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 $600,000,000 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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  • 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 a total of $690,250,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use the net proceeds of this offering to fund a portion of its pending portfolio acquisition with LGM and for working capital and other general corporate purposes. The underwriters have a 30-day option to purchase an additional 1,650,000 shares to cover over-allotments.

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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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  • Zentech

    On May 10, 2019, Zentech Manufacturing, Inc. (“Zentech” or the "Company"), a portfolio company of NewSpring (“NewSpring”), was acquired by BlackBern Partners (“BlackBern”). BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to Zentech.

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  • Extra Space Storage Inc. (NYSE: EXR)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group is participating in a transaction for a real estate investment trust, helping to raise up to approximately $500,000,000 for our client.

    The Company intends to use net proceeds from this offering for general corporate and working capital purposes, which may include the repayment of indebtedness and the funding of potential opportunities.

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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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Bruce M. Kelleher Jr. Head of Investment Banking & Financial Sponsors Group804-782-8758 email Download My vCard View Bio