Mergers & Acquisitions

BB&T Capital Markets’ powerful combination of industry expertise, market intelligence, flawless transaction execution and teamwork comes together most effectively when it is most important for our clients—the day you decide to sell your company.

Our teams of investment bankers, each with distinct industry specialties, start with an in-depth knowledge of your business and industry, including the major players, trends and value drivers of each sector.  Add to that our Financial Sponsors Group, providing market intelligence and access to the middle-market private equity community, and you have the recipe for a custom-designed process that will position your company to maximize value with potential buyers and investors and push a deal to completion with an effectiveness that is second to none.

Since 2010, our investment bankers have successfully closed more than 185 M&A transactions for our clients, ranking us among the most active in the middle market—and certainly among the most effective.

 

Closed 185 M&A transactions since 2010 with an aggregate deal value that exceeds $18 billion

  • Syngin Technology, LLC

    On July 3, 2018, Syngin Technology, LLC (“Syngin”) sold 70% of its membership interests to Wallenius Wilhelmsen ASA (“WWL”). Syngin's current owners will continue to own 30% of the company and remain highly involved in managing the business. BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to Syngin.

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  • Epes Transport System

    On July 2nd, 2018, Epes Transport System (“EPES” or the "Company") was acquired by Penske Logistics (“Penske Logistics”). BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to EPES.

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  • C&M Conveyor, Inc.

    On May 31, 2018, C&M Conveyor, Inc. (“C&M” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Blue Sage Capital, L.P. (“BSC”), was acquired by funds managed by CapitalWorks, L.L.C. (“CapitalWorks”). BB&T Capital Markets served as financial advisor to C&M.

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  • Accurate Holding, Inc. d/b/a All Integrated Solutions

    On April 30, 2018, Accurate Holding, Inc. d/b/a All Integrated Solutions (“AIS” or the "Company"), a portfolio company of High Road Capital Partners (“High Road”) was acquired by MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (“MSC”) for approximately $86 million. BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to High Road.

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  • MXD Group

    On April 2nd, 2018, MXD Group (“MXD” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Platinum Equity (“Platinum”), was acquired by Ryder System, Inc. (“Ryder”) for approximately $120 million. The acquisition strengthens Ryder’s omni-channel fulfillment capabilities, establishing it as the second largest last mile delivery provider of big and bulky goods. BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to MXD.

    “As many industries continue to be disrupted by the growth of e-commerce, Ryder remains at the forefront of helping our customers find new solutions,” said Robert Sanchez, Ryder Chairman & CEO. Terry Solvedt, Chief Executive Officer of MXD, noted: “We wanted to ensure we had the best possible advisor for this transaction. The selection of BB&T proved invaluable throughout the entire process. BB&T brought industry expertise as well as practical and thoughtful advice. Their work effort was greatly appreciated. And, thanks in large part to their extraordinary efforts, the transaction outcome was highly successful.”

    Link to Ryder Press Release

    Link to interview with Ryder CEO, Robert Sanchez, on CNBC

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  • Optimus Steel, LLC

    On March 30, 2018, Optimus Steel, LLC (“Optimus” or the “Company”) completed its acquisition of the Beaumont, Texas mill and two downstream wire products facilities of Gerdau Ameristeel US, Inc., a division of Gerdau S.A., for $92.5 million. BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to Optimus.

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  • Tranzonic Intermediate Holdings, Inc.

    On March 27, 2018, Tranzonic Intermediate Holdings, Inc. (“Tranzonic” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Silver Oak Services Partners, was acquired by PNC Riverarch Capital. BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to Tranzonic.

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  • Thermo-Tech Windows & Doors, LLC

    On March 16, 2018, Thermo-Tech Windows & Doors, LLC (“TTW” or the "Company"), a portfolio company of Bounds Equity Partners (“BEP”) and ORIX Mezzanine & Private Equity (“OMPE”), was acquired by Harvey Building Products (“Harvey”), a portfolio company of Dunes Point Capital (“DPC”). BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to the Company.

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  • Family Allergy & Asthma

    On March 15, 2018, Family Allergy & Asthma (“FA&A” or the “Company”) was recapitalized by Prairie Capital L.P. (“Prairie”). BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to the Company and David Keys, head of Healthcare M&A, led the transaction.

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  • Gulf Stream Marine

    On March 1, 2018, GSM Maritime Holdings, LLC and subsidiaries, doing business as Gulf Stream Marine (“GSM” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of The CapStreet Group (“CapStreet”), was acquired by Logistec Corporation (“Logistec”). BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to Gulf Stream Marine.

    Kevin Bourbonnais, Chief Executive Officer of Gulf Stream Marine, noted: “BB&T was a great partner throughout the process, providing constructive feedback and guidance at every stage. The success of the transaction is due in part to the significant efforts of the entire BB&T Team.”

    “We appreciate the opportunity to work with Gulf Steam Marine and CapStreet on this transformative transaction in the port services and logistics space,” said Hugh Rabb, Managing Director and Co-Head of the Logistics & Transportation Group at BB&T Capital Markets. “We are excited to see the Company find a partner in Logistec that shares its commitment to best-in-class service.”

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  • LaserShip, Inc.

    On March 1, 2018, LaserShip, Inc. (“LaserShip” or the "Company"), a portfolio company of Monitor Clipper Partners, LLC (“Monitor Clipper”), was acquired by Greenbriar Equity Group LLC (“Greenbriar”). BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to LaserShip.

    Blake Averill, Chief Executive Officer of LaserShip, noted: “The BB&T team was as passionate about telling our story as we were. Their industry expertise and process acumen enabled us to realize an excellent outcome in a tight timeframe. Keith, Hugh and team are true professionals.”

    “We appreciate the opportunity to work with LaserShip on this important step of their journey,” said Keith Prusek, Managing Director and Co-Head of the Logistics & Transportation Group at BB&T Capital Markets. “The management team has done an amazing job growing the Company and positioning it for continued success.  We look forward to following LaserShip as it executes on its growth plan in partnership with Greenbriar Equity Group.”

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  • Thibaut, Inc.

    On December 29, 2017, Thibaut, Inc. (“Thibaut” or the "Company"), a portfolio company of Champlain Capital Partners (“Champlain”) was acquired by Harbour Group (“Harbour”). BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to Champlain.

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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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  • Ramsey Industries, LLC

    On November 6, 2017, Ramsey Industries, LLC (“Ramsey” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of AEA Private Debt Group and Gridiron Capital, LLC, was acquired by Norwest Equity Partners. BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to Ramsey.

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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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  • JPW Industries, Inc.

    On September 22, 2017, JPW Industries, Inc. (“JPW” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Tenex Capital Management (“Tenex”), was acquired by funds managed by Gamut Capital Management, L.P. (“Gamut”). BB&T Capital Markets served as financial advisor to JPW.

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