BB&T Capital Markets Serves as a Co-Manager on Equity Residential’s Senior Note Offering
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 expects to use the net proceeds from this offering for working capital and general company purposes, including partial repayment of the combined outstanding balance
under their unsecured revolving credit facility and notes issued under their commercial paper program.
About the Companies
Equity Residential (“EQR” or the “Company”) is focused on the acquisition, development and management of rental apartment properties in urban and high-density suburban coastal gateway markets. EQR owns or has investments in 305 properties consisting of 78,611 apartment units, primarily located in Boston, New York, Washington, D.C., Seattle, San Francisco and Southern California.
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.