As a proven capital provider, BB&T has the balance sheet strength to make significant commitments to help large organizations meet their growth objectives. Beyond capital, our corporate bankers are highly experienced and capable of providing advice that goes well beyond complex funding strategies.

We take an integrated approach with our clients by combining industry expertise, market knowledge and transaction experience to tailor solutions for your organization. Our corporate bankers and credit specialists work together to offer optimal financing options to help you accelerate growth opportunities. 

Full-Service Corporate Lending

  • Sole, bilateral and syndicated facilities
  • Lines of credit, liquidity facilities and letters of credit
  • Asset-based lending, dealer floor plans and other working capital finance
  • Term loans, including delayed draws
  • Construction and permanent real estate finance
  • Tax-exempt lending, including non-bank qualified loans
  • Industry expertise in areas such as energy, logistics & transportation and real estate

Syndicated Finance

  • Experience ranging from smaller club deals to broadly syndicated transactions and commercial real estate
  • Syndications team with extensive experience as lead arranger
  • Broad network of deep relationships with other financial institutions
  • Strong track record of executing market competitive transactions

Interest Rate Derivatives

We use a variety of sophisticated financial tools to help you hedge interest rate risk in all market conditions. Our comprehensive products and services include:

  • Interest rate caps to help protect issuers of floating rate debt from rising rates
  • Interest rate floors to help protect debt buyers from dropping rates
  • Interest rate collars to protect against wide swings in rates
  • Rate locks to protect against short-term market swings

Equipment Finance and Leasing

  • Customized leasing programs to finance as varied as drilling rigs, aircraft, barges, rail cars, trucks, office furniture, medical equipment and much more
  • Structured programs that treat your lease payments as operating expenses for tax purposes
  • Flexible payment terms and tax structures to preserve your working capital and lines of credit, create a hedge against inflation, transfer ownership of equipment and help you avoid obsolescence

Capabilities:

  • Tax leases
  • Capital leases
  • Fair market value leases
  • TRAC leases
  • Operating leases
  • Commercial loans
  • Lease advisory

Supply Chain Finance

Advantages for buyers

  • Improves cash flow
  • Frees operating cash for strategic purposes, such as acquisitions or stock buy-backs
  • Improves payment terms from suppliers, who receive quick cash under the program
  • Rewards key suppliers and creates access to new suppliers or regions

Advantages for suppliers

  • Turns receivables into cash more quickly
  • Uses a large buyer's strong credit rating to receive lower discount rates
  • Eases the concentrated slow payment or non-payment risk that a supplier might face if a buyer represents a large portion of sales

Commercial Mortgage

Grandbridge Real Estate Capital, a subsidiary of Branch Banking and Trust Company (BB&T), arranges permanent commercial and multifamily real estate loans; services loan portfolios; and provides asset and portfolio management through its broad investor base that includes insurance companies, CMBS investors, pension fund advisors, commercial banks and capital markets investors, as well as its proprietary lending platform, BB&T Real Estate Funding.

The company is a Freddie Mac Optigo lender, a Fannie Mae DUS® lender and an approved FHA MAP and LEAN healthcare lender.

Commercial Real Estate Financing

Property types

We can structure flexible lending options to meet your specific needs for the following property types:

Lending profile

BB&T creates business development opportunities with:

  • Income-producing property
  • Construction and renovation
  • Acquisition and permanent financing
  • Secured lines of credit

Residential building

BB&T provides residential building financing with:

  • Builder lines of credit and loans
  • Acquisition and development lines of credit and loans
  • Revolving notes
  • Letters of credit

Industry expertise

Through an unwavering focus on our industry verticals, we strive to exceed expectations and build enduring investment banking relationships with our clients.

Our expertise

Transactions

Private Restaurant Chain

$200,000,000
Senior Credit Facility
Lead Arranger and Administrative Agent

Summit Hotel Properties

$225,000,000
Senior Credit Facility
Joint Lead Arranger

Humana

$2,000,000,000
Revolver
Participant

Wawa

$700,000,000
Revolving Credit Facility
Participant

Knoll

$750,000,000
Senior Credit Facility
Co-Documentation Agent

Hisco

$58,950,000
Senior Credit Facility
Lead Arranger and Administrative Agent

Mayer Electric Supply

$200,000,000
Senior Credit Facility
Lead Arranger and Administrative Agent

Matson Navigation Company

$650,000,000
Revolver
Co-Documentation Agent

Center Point Properties

$130,000,000
Term Loan
Joint Lead Arranger

SIMON

$4,000,000,000
Revolving Credit Facility
Participant

Kirby

$850,000,000
Revolver
Co-Documentation Agent

Advance Auto Parts

$1,000,000,000
Revolving Credit Facility Participant

Amsted Industries

$750,000,000
Term Loan/Revolver
Documentation Agent

Love's

$1,000,000,000
Revolver
Participant

Apple Hospitality REIT

$85,000,000
Senior Credit Facility
Joint-Lead Arranger

Duke Energy

$8,000,000,000
Revolving Credit Facility
Participant

Smithfield

$1,500,000,000
Term Loan/Revolver
Participant

Ryder

₤144,000,000
Term Loan
Participant

Fender

$175,000,000
Revolving Credit Facility
Participant

Dollar General Corporation

$1,425,000,000
Term Loan/Revolver
Participant

Insight

$175,000,000
Term Loan
Co-Documentation Agent

Main Street Capital Corporation

$585,000,000
Senior Credit Facility
Administrative Agent

Triangle Capital Corporation

$480,000,000
Senior Credit Facility
Administrative Agent

PoolCorp

$750,000,000
Senior Credit Facility
Joint-Lead Arranger

Sierra Nevada Corporation

$485,000,000
Revolver
Participant

Sensient

$495,000,000
Term Loan/Revolver
Participant

Teledyne Technologies Incorporated

$100,000,000
Term Loan
Participant

Weyerhaeuser

$1,500,000,000
Revolving Credit Facility
Joint Lead Arranger

DR Horton

$1,275,000,000
Senior Credit Facility
Managing Agent

CIRCOR

$500,000,000
Term Loan/Revolver
Participant

ICF

$600,000,000
Revolver
Documentation Agent

Constellation Brands

$4,100,000,000
Senior Credit Facility
Co-Documentation Agent

Smith & Wesson

$280,000,000
Revolver/Term Loan
Joint Lead Arranger and Bookrunner

Big Lots

$700,000,000
Senior Credit Facility
Joint Lead Arranger and Syndication Agent

Grandbridge Real Estate Capital is a subsidiary of Branch Banking and Trust Company. Member FDIC. Both are Equal Housing Lenders. Loans are subject to credit approval.

BB&T Capital Markets is a division of BB&T Securities, LLC, a wholly owned nonbank subsidiary of BB&T Corporation and Member FINRA(opens in a new tab) / SIPC(opens in a new tab). Securities or insurance products and annuities sold, offered or recommended are not a deposit, not FDIC insured, not guaranteed by a bank, not guaranteed by any federal government agency and may go down in value. Corporate banking products are offered through Branch Banking & Trust Company. Read all disclosures.