Sales & Trading

Extensive retail, institutional sales and trading platform

With a strong focus on middle market business sectors and municipalities, our highly experienced traders can provide access to market insights and specialized products that are not easily found elsewhere.

With more than 60 fixed-income sales associates and 25 traders, we can offer access to a wide range of corporate, asset backed, mortgage backed and municipal securities, along with syndication access and the sophisticated balance sheet analysis of our financial advisory services.

In addition, our equity traders utilize an array of algorithmic and smart order routing tools to provide quality executions to our Private Client and Corporate Services groups. Each of our equity traders has more than 20 years of experience executing block-sized orders.

Equity Trading

Our equity traders utilize an array of algorithmic and smart order routing tools to provide quality executions to our Private Client and Corporate Services groups. Each of our equity traders has 20+ years of experience executing block-sized orders.

Our corporate services desk prides itself on a level of attention, service and communication that is rarely found within today's fast-paced market environment.

We provide a full array of services to our corporate clients including:

  • At-The-Market (ATM) offerings
  • Share repurchases
  • 144 sales
  • Various equity strategies tailored to the specific needs of holders of closely held stocks

Fixed Income Strategies

The Fixed Income Sales and Trading Group has established relationships with institutional fixed income accounts nationwide.

We offer our institutional clients significant debt securities inventories, money markets access and superior analytics and asset allocation review. 

BB&T Capital Markets offers sales and trading services for:

  • High-grade corporates
  • High-yield corporates
  • Tax-free and taxable municipals
  • U.S. Treasuries and U.S. Government agencies
  • Asset-backed securities
  • Agency and private-issued mortgage pass-throughs, collateralized mortgage obligations (CMOs) and commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS)
  • Agency and corporate-issued money market securities
  • Perpetual preferred securities

Financial Strategies

Our Debt Securities Financial Strategies Group offers clients the latest solutions in securities portfolio sales and reinvestment strategy, product information, relative-value analyses, and accounting and regulatory changes that affect a variety of industry groups.

We use sophisticated modeling tools and comprehensive analytics to assist you with asset allocation and balance sheet management, as well as providing weekly fixed income reports, portfolio and balance sheet strategies, and more.

Product specialists

Peter DeGroot

Managing Director
Head of Sales & Trading

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.