Commercial & Industrial Group

BB&T Capital Markets provides an unsurpassed level of service and execution capability to leading middle market companies and private equity firms in the Commercial & Industrial sector.

Backed by the resources of one of the largest financial institutions in the nation, our investment bankers, corporate bankers and equity research analysts bring years of industry-specific experience to the table—a factor that equips us to offer unique insights and deliver world class solutions.

Let us put our experience to work for you.

 

Our Commercial & Industrial team was awarded M&A Advisor magazine’s Cross-Border Deal of the Year award in 2012—our third award in three years.

  • Specialty Pipe & Tube, Inc.

    On November 21, 2014, Specialty Pipe & Tube, Inc. (“Specialty” or the “Company”), was acquired by Synalloy Corporation (“Synalloy”). BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to Ferguson and Specialty.

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  • Continental Building Products, Inc. (NYSE: CBPX)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Commercial and Industrial Group completed a transaction for a gypsum wall board manufacturer and distributor in the fourth quarter of 2014, helping to raise $118,738,000 for our client. This transaction represents a partial liquidation of the interests of the company’s private equity sponsors, Lone Star Funds. Total gross proceeds includes the full exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option, through which they purchased an additional 1,050,000 shares.

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  • Checkers Industrial Safety Products, Inc.

    On November 20, 2014, Checkers Industrial Safety Products, Inc. (“Checkers” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Tonka Bay Equity Partners (“Tonka Bay”), was acquired by Audax Private Equity (“Audax”). BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to Checkers.

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  • Aqua-Chem, Inc.

    On August 5, 2014, Aqua-Chem, Inc. (“Aqua-Chem” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Altus Capital Partners (“Altus”), was acquired by Crimson Investment (“Crimson”). BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to Aqua-Chem.

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  • Hurd Windows and Doors

    On July 31, 2014, HWD Acquisition, Inc. (“Hurd Windows and Doors” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Longroad Asset Management, LLC (“Longroad”), was acquired by Sierra Pacific Industries (“Sierra Pacific”). BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to Hurd Windows and Doors.

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  • Custom Window Systems, Inc.

    On July 31, 2014, Custom Window Systems, Inc. (“CWS” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Highlander Partners, was acquired by Nautic Partners. BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to CWS.

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  • Macquarie Infrastructure Company LLC (NYSE: MIC)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Commercial & Industrial Group completed a transaction for an infrastructure holding company in the third quarter of 2014, in an equity offering worth $764,750,000. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to finance the cash consideration for the acquisition of remaining interest of International-Matex Tank Terminals. Total gross proceeds includes the full exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option, through which they purchased an additional 1,500,000 shares.

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  • Martin Marietta Materials, Inc.

    On June 23, 2014, BB&T Capital Markets served as a bookrunning lead manager for a $700,000,000 offering of senior notes by Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. The offering consisted of two tranches, a floating-rate tranche maturing in 2017 and a 4.25% fixed rate tranche due in 2024. Proceeds from the sale were used to redeem outstanding debt of Texas Industries, which Martin Marietta has acquired. The transaction represents the second by Martin Marietta to which BB&T has been invited since 2008 and the first lead mandate.

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  • Thibaut, Inc.

    On June 20, 2014, Thibaut, Inc. (“Thibaut” or “the Company”), a portfolio company of The Riverside Company (“Riverside”) was acquired by an investor group led by Champlain Capital Partners II, LP (“Champlain”), and included the Honeywell pension and THL Credit, Inc. BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to Thibaut.

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  • Installed Building Products, Inc. (NYSE: IBP)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Commercial & Industrial Group completed a transaction for a building products company in June 2014, in an equity offering worth $101,250,000. This transaction represents a continued sale of the interests of the company’s private equity sponsors, who were all long-term investors prior to the IPO.

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  • von Drehle Corporation

    BB&T Capital Markets announces the closing of $140 million in credit facilities for von Drehle Corporation. BB&T committed $67 million to the facilities as the Sole Lead Arranger and Administrative Agent. The purpose of the facilities was to refinance existing debt and provide capex financing.

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  • Johnstown Wire Technologies, Inc.

    On May 9, 2014, Johnstown Wire Technologies, Inc. (“JWT” or “the Company”), a portfolio company of Ridgemont Equity Partners (“Ridgemont”), was acquired by Aterian Investment Partners (“Aterian”). BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to JWT.

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Our Areas of Expertise

Building Materials

Cement, Aggregates & Concrete, Building Components, Composite Materials and Specialty Building Materials Distribution

Commercial & Consumer Durables

Bedding & Flooring, Cabinets, Millwork & Molding, Furniture & Fixtures, Institutional & Office Furniture, Lighting and Windows & Doors

Construction, Engineering, & Infrastructure

Commercial Construction, Heavy Civil Construction, Construction Equipment & Tools, Infrastructure Services, Specialty Construction and Facility Services

Industrial Distribution

Broad-line Distribution, Specialty Distribution, and MRO Supplies Serving All Commercial & Industrial End Markets

Industrial Manufacturing & Services

Precision Components, Machine Tools, Motors & Controls, Filtration, Hydraulics, Fluid Power, Pumps, Pipes, Valves & Fittings, Wire & Cable, Bearings and HVAC

  • 25-26Mar2015

    9th Annual Commercial & Industrial Conference

    Biltmore Hotel, Coral Gables, Florida