Mergers & Acquisitions

Full service investment banking for financial sponsors and middle-market companies

BB&T Capital Markets provides a boutique-style investment banking experience to financial sponsors and middle-market companies, delivering M&A advisory and capital raising strategies. We have tremendous depth in our focused industries and an exemplary track record of successful outcomes for our clients.

Dedicated financial sponsors coverage

Our dedicated Financial Sponsors Coverage Team combines its deep understanding of the private equity community with industry expertise and capital markets capabilities to maximize value for our clients.

Our people

Speak with one of our industry bankers.

Capabilities

M&A Advisory

  • Sell-side and buy-side expertise
  • Fairness opinions

Equity Underwritings

  • IPOs and follow-on offerings
  • At-The-Market (ATM) offerings

Debt Capital Markets

  • Senior debt
  • Subordinated debt and equity
  • PIPEs
  • Second-lien notes

Our hands-on approach

What to expect:

  • Senior-level focus and leadership on every transaction from start to finish. That’s our commitment.
  • Communication and accessibility throughout the process—we are always available to our clients and we keep them informed.
  • Attention to details—management teams should not be distracted by the day-to-day minutia of a sale process. That’s our job.
  • Flawless execution is not just a goal, it’s our mission.
  • Expert diligence is a top priority.

Industry expertise

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

Transactions

AAMP

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as the Exclusive Financial Advisor to AAMP in its Sale to The Halifax Group

Banner

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Banner Solutions in its Sale to Tailwind Capital

Boss Industries, LLC

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Boss Industries, LLC in its Sale to Wynnchurch Capital

Team Drive-Away

BB&T Capital Markets served as Financial Advisor to Team Drive-Away and its owners in its sale to United Road, a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group

Monkey Junction Self Storage

BB&T Capital Markets serves as the Exclusive Financial Advisor to Monkey Junction Self Storage, LLC in its Sale to Prime Group Holdings, LLC

Zentech

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Zentech Manufacturing in its Sale to BlackBern Partners

Jacent Strategic Merchandising

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Jacent Strategic Merchandising in its Sale to Gridiron Capital

LindFast Solutions Group

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as the Exclusive Financial Advisor to LindFast Solutions Group in its Sale to Nautic Partners

Capital Contractors Inc.

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Capital Contractors in its Sale to Kellermeyer Bergensons Services

SmartSource Computer & Audio Rentals

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals in its Sale to Abcom Computer Rental Inc.

Environmental Stoneworks

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Environmental StoneWorks in its Acquisition by NCI Building Systems

United Pipe & Steel

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to United Pipe & Steel Corporation in its Sale to Merfish Pipe & Supply

W.A. Kendall & Co.

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to W.A. Kendall & Co. in its Partnership with Blue Point Capital Partners

Charles Products, Inc.

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Charles Products, Inc. in its Sale to Kian Capital

Endries International

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Nautic Partners, LLC in the sale of Endries International, Inc. to MSD Partners, L.P.

CTM Group, Inc.

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as the Exclusive Financial Advisor to CTM Group, Inc. in its Sale to Z Capital Partners

Educators Resource, Inc.

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Educators Resource, Inc. in its Sale to Gladstone Investment Corporation 

Colony Hardware

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Colony Hardware Corporation in its Sale to Audax Private Equity

Radix Wire

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Radix Wire in its sale to High Road Capital Partners

AFN Logistics

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to AFN in its Sale to GlobalTranz

Transportation Insight

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Gryphon Investors on its Majority Investment in Transportation Insight

Syngin Technology, LLC

BB&T Capital Markets Serves As Exclusive Financial Advisor to Syngin Technology in its Majority Sale to Wallenius Wilhelmsen ASA

EPES Transport System

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Epes Transport System in its sale to Penske Logistics

MNX Global Logistics

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to MNX Global Logistics in its sale to Audax Private Equity

C&M Conveyor, Inc.

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Financial Advisor to C&M Conveyor, Inc. in its Sale to CapitalWorks, L.L.C.

Accurate Holding, Inc.

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to High Road Capital Partners in the sale of Accurate Holding, Inc. to MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc.

Optimus Steel, LLC

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as the Exclusive Financial Advisor to Optimus Steel, LLC in its Acquisition of the Beaumont Mill and Two Downstream Wire Products Facilities from Gerdau S.A.

Tranzonic Intermediate Holdings, Inc.

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as the Exclusive Financial Advisor to Tranzonic Intermediate Holdings, Inc. in its Sale to PNC Riverarch Capital

Thermo-Tech Windows & Doors, LLC

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor in the sale of Thermo-Tech Windows & Doors, LLC

Family Allergy & Asthma

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to PSF, PLLC, dba Family Allergy & Asthma in its recapitalization

LaserShip, Inc.

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to LaserShip, Inc. in its sale to Greenbriar Equity Group LLC

Gulf Stream Marine

BB&T Capital Markets  Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Gulf Stream Marine in its Sale to Logistec Corporation

MXD Group/Ryder

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to MXD Group, Inc. in its Sale to Ryder System, Inc.

Thibaut/Harbour Group

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Champlain Capital Partners in the sale of Thibaut, Inc. to Harbour Group

Nearly Natural, Inc.

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Nearly Natural, Inc. in its Sale to Centre Partners

Ramsey Industries/Norwest Equity Partners

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as the Exclusive Financial Advisor to Ramsey Industries, LLC in its Sale to Norwest Equity Partners

United Grocery

BB&T Capital Markets Serves As Exclusive Financial Advisor to The Bargain Barn, Inc. in its Sale to Gen Cap America

JPW Industries/Gamut Capital Management

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Financial Advisor to JPW Industries, Inc. in its Sale to Gamut Capital Management, L.P.

SIGMA International Group/Investor Group

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Frontenac Company in the sale of SIGMA to an Investor Group Comprised of Management and Affiliates of Fairfax Financial

Alliance Sports Group/LKCM Headwater Investments

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Alliance Sports Group in its Sale to LKCM Headwater Investments

Golding Farms/Centre Partners

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Golding Farms Foods, Inc. in its Sale to Centre Partners

Old Dominion Truck Leasing/Penske Truck Leasing

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Financial Advisor to Old Dominion Truck Leasing in its Sale to Penske Truck Leasing

Safety Products Group LLC/Tractel

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as the Exclusive Financial Advisor to Safety Products Group in its Sale to Tractel

Endries International/Nautic Partners

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Ferguson Enterprises, Inc. in the sale of Endries International, Inc. to Nautic Partners

Penray

BB&T Capital Markets Serves As Exclusive Financial Advisor to The Penray Companies in Its Sale to PLZ Aeroscience

Storage Battery Systems/High Road Capital Partners

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Storage Battery Systems in its Sale to High Road Capital Partners

Oracle Elevator Company/L Squared Capital Partners

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Oracle Elevator Company

O2COOL/LKCM Headwater Investments

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to O2COOL in its Sale to LKCM Headwater Investments

SpeeDee

BB&T Capital Markets Serves As Exclusive Financial Advisor to TBC Corporation in Its Sale of SpeeDee Oil Change & Auto Service to Grease Monkey International

Hill & Valley/J&J Snack Foods

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Hill & Valley in its Sale to J&J Snack Foods

Southern Audio Visual/Olympus Partners/Goldman Sachs

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Southern Audio Visual in its Sale to PSAV

Stanton Carpet Corporation/Quad-C Management, Inc.

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Stanton Carpet Corporation in its Sale to Quad-C Management, Inc.

Trademark Games Holdings/Bertram Capital

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Trademark Games Holdings, LLC in its Sale to Bertram Capital

Fortiline Waterworks/MORSCO

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Financial Advisor to Fortiline Waterworks in its Sale to MORSCO

Pilot Freight Services/ATL

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Pilot Freight Services in its Sale to ATL Partners

Kinnealey Quality Meats/PFG

BB&T Capital Markets Serves As Exclusive Financial Advisor to T.F. Kinnealey & Co. in its Sale to Performance Food Group Company

KH International/Camerican International

BB&T Capital Markets Serves As Exclusive Financial Advisor to KH International in Its Sale to Camerican International

Golden State Overnight/General Logistics Systems

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Financial Advisor to Golden State Overnight in its Sale to General Logistics Systems

MetroGistics/Tailwind Capital

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to MetroGistics in its Sale to Tailwind Capital

Span Alaska Transportation/Matson Logistics

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Span Alaska Transportation in its Sale to Matson Logistics

St. George Logistics/Wind Point Partners

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to St. George Logistics in its Sale to Wind Point Partners

Cape Electric Supply LLC/Graybar

BB&T Capital Markets Served as the Exclusive Financial Advisor to Cape Electrical Supply in its Sale to Graybar

NSi Industries/Blue Sea Capital

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to NSi Industries in its Sale to Blue Sea Capital

Consolidated Aviation Services/Worldwide Flight Services

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Lead Financial Advisor to Consolidated Aviation Services in its Sale to Worldwide Flight Services

Hooker Furniture/Home Meridian International

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Hooker Furniture Corporation in its Acquisition of Home Meridian International, Inc.

1-800 Radiator & A/C/Driven Brands

BB&T Capital Markets Advises 1-800 Radiator & A/C in its Sale to Driven Brands

Colony Hardware Corporation/Tailwind Capital

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Colony Hardware Corporation in its Sale to Tailwind Capital

MSDP Group, LLC/Holley Performance Products Inc.

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Financial Advisor to MSDP Group, a Portfolio Company of Z Capital Partners, in Its Sale to Lincolnshire Management

LaMi Products/Lariat Partners

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as the Exclusive Financial Advisor to LaMi Products in Its Sale to Lariat Partners

Safemark, Inc/MSouth Equity Partners

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Safemark, Inc., in its Sale to MSouth Equity Partners

Driven Performance Brands/Sentinel Capital Partners

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Financial Advisor to Driven Performance Brands, a Portfolio Company of Dubin Clark & Company, in Its Sale to Sentinel Capital Partners

Arrowhead/The Riverside Company

BB&T Capital Markets serves as Financial Advisor to Arrowhead, a portfolio company of Pfingsten Partners, in its sale to The Riverside Company  

Dori Foods/GoodSource Solutions

BB&T Capital Markets Serves As Exclusive Financial Advisor to Dori Foods in its Sale to GoodSource Solutions, a Portfolio Company of Evergreen Pacific Partners

BirdDog/Transportation Insight

BB&T Capital Markets Serves As Exclusive Financial Advisor to BirdDog, a Portfolio Company of Greyhawk Capital Management, LLC., in its Sale to Transportation Insight, a Portfolio Company of Ridgemont Equity Partners

WWS Acquisition, LLC/PWP Growth Equity

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to WWS Acquisition, LLC in its Sale to PWP Growth Equity

Eck Supply Company/Sonepar USA/EECO

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Eck Supply Company in its Sale to Sonepar USA and in its Sale of its Lynchburg branch to EECO

Valvoline/Highlander Partners, L.P.

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Ashland Inc. in its Sale of Valvoline’s Car Care Products Assets to Highlander Partners, L.P.

Area Wide Protective/The Riverside Company

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Area Wide Protective in its Sale to The Riverside Company

Bridge Terminal Transport/XPO Logistics

BB&T Capital Markets Served as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Bridge Terminal Transport in its Sale to XPO Logistics

Quest Events, LLC

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Quest Events, LLC in its Sale to Goldner Hawn Johnson & Morrison and Tonka Bay Equity Partners

Connect-Air International, Inc.

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Connect-Air International, Inc. in its Sale to EIS, Inc.

AFC Holdings

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to AFC Holdings in its Sale to Incline Equity Partners

Halperns’ Steak and Seafood Company/Gordon Food Service

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as the Exclusive Financial Advisor to Halperns’ Steak and Seafood Company in its Sale to Gordon Food Service

Niagara Thermal Products/Aavid Thermalloy

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Niagara Thermal Products in its Sale to Aavid Thermalloy

Express Courier International, Inc./LSO

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Express Courier International in its Sale to LSO 

Specialty Pipe & Tube/Synalloy

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Ferguson in its divestiture of Specialty Pipe & Tube to Synalloy Corporation

Checkers Industrial Safety Products/Audax

BB&T Capital Markets Advises Checkers Industrial Safety Products in its Sale to Audax Private Equity

Knoxville Beverage Company/Eagle Distribution Company, Inc.

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as the Exclusive Financial Advisor to Knoxville Beverage Company, Inc. in its Sale to Eagle Distributing Company, Inc.

A&S Kinard/Celadon

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to A&S Kinard in its Sale to Celadon Group Inc.

Aqua-Chem/Crimson Investment

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Aqua-Chem in its Sale to Crimson Investment

Cobb Tuning/Promus Equity Partners

BB&T Capital Markets Powers Cobb Tuning in Sale to Promus Equity / Auto Meter

TPC Wire & Cable Corp

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to TPC Wire & Cable Corp. in its Sale to Audax Private Equity

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