BB&T Capital Markets is distinctly focused on the Food & Agribusiness sector with full service capabilities to serve the entire food channel, including distributors, agribusiness, food manufacturers and retailers as well as the restaurant sector. Our team of investment bankers, corporate lenders and award-winning equity research analysts combine industry depth with the broadest strategic tools available, including
Through our strong relationships with top strategic buyers and private equity firms, we are distinctly committed to the success of our clients.
BB&T Capital Markets’ Food & Agribusiness Group completed a transaction for a food manufacturer and distributor in the third quarter of 2014, in an equity offering worth $325,000,000. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to finance a portion of the acquisition of Flagstone Foods, a manufacturer and distributor of snacks and dried fruits, which the Company expects to close in the third quarter of 2014. TreeHouse plans to finance the remaining portion of the acquisition through borrowings under its existing credit agreement.Read More
On May 29, 2013, BB&T Capital Markets served as a lead manager on a $700 million offering of 5.75% senior notes by Ingles Markets. Proceeds from the ten-year notes offering are being used to repurchase Ingles’ existing 8.875% notes due 2017 and to repay amounts outstanding on its line of credit. This offering represents the second such lead mandate to which BB&T Capital Markets has been invited by Ingles.
Crop Inputs; Grains, Sugar, Cocoa, & Oilseeds; Milling & Processing; Transportation, Logistics, & Storage; Growers; Protein Processors; Poultry; Seafood; Beef; Pork; Eggs; Dairy; Animal Feed / Health & Wellness; Food Safety, Testing, & Inspection
Branded Goods; Private Label & Contract Manufacturing; Fresh Fruit, Vegetables, & Produce; Flavors & Seasonings; Sweeteners; Ethnic, Artisanal, & Specialty; Protein Products; Dairy Processing; Frozen & Prepared Foods; Baked Goods; Edible Oils; Snack & Confectionery; Chocolate; Fruit & Nut Snacks; Cookies, Crackers, & Chips; Cakes, Pies, & Pastries; Ice Cream & Frozen Treats
Beer & Wine; Spirits; Distribution
Soda; Energy Drinks; Water; Coffee & Tea; Specialty
Broadline; Foodservice; Specialty; Ethnic
Grocery; Drug & Convenience; Foodservice; Restaurants; Bakery & Deli; Franchisor / Franchisee Groups
Nutraceuticals; Vitamins & Supplements; Natural & Organic; Healthy Living