BB&T Capital Markets Serves as a Co-Manager on AvalonBay Communities, Inc.’s Senior Note Offerings
BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the fourth quarter of 2017, helping to raise $750,000,000 for our client.
The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the sale of the notes to reduce indebtedness and for general corporate purposes.
About the Companies
AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (“AVB” or “The Company”) is an equity REIT in the business of developing, redeveloping, acquiring and managing apartment communities in leading metropolitan areas in New England, the New York / New Jersey Metro area, the Mid-Atlantic, the Pacific Northwest, and the Northern and Southern California regions of the United States. As of September 30, 2017, the Company owned or held a direct or indirect ownership interest in 286 apartment communities containing 82,964 apartment homes in 11 states and the District of Columbia, of which 23 communities were under development and ten communities were under redevelopment.
The BB&T Capital Markets Real Estate Group is led by an experienced banking team focused on serving the broad needs of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and private real estate sponsors. Our corporate and investment bankers are experts in all aspects of REITs and commercial real estate, allowing us to provide a comprehensive suite of capital markets solutions ranging from corporate lending, equity and debt underwriting, joint venture equity placements, and merger and acquisition advisory. This unique teaming enables us to serve clients with financing options that are optimized for their specific needs and strategic initiatives.
Core services include at-the-market (ATM) offerings, entity-level recapitalizations, follow-on equity offerings, initial public offerings, joint venture equity, merger and acquisition (M&A) advisory, preferred stock offerings, sale leasebacks, senior debt offerings, and stock repurchase programs.
About BB&T Capital Markets
BB&T Capital Markets offers an integrated platform of equity and debt underwriting, M&A advisory, corporate banking, and sales and trading. Headquartered in Richmond, VA, with offices throughout the US, we have specific expertise within 10 distinct industry verticals including Automotive Aftermarket; Commercial & Industrial; Education; Energy; Financial Services; Food & Agribusiness; Healthcare; Logistics & Transportation Services; Real Estate; and Retail & Consumer. Our commitment to industry expertise, combined with our resources as one of the nation's strongest financial institutions, strategically positions BB&T Capital Markets to build lasting relationships and contribute measurably to the long-term success of our clients.