Corporate Bond Originations

With a national sales platform and bankers with expertise in 11 key industries, BB&T Capital Markets is strongly positioned to deliver premium fixed-income execution to its large and middle market clients.

Backed by our substantial credit research and a broad array of corporate and investment banking tools, we can tailor offerings to address your specific needs in light of prevailing conditions in the capital markets and in your industry sector.

Depending on your needs, our fixed income products can include:

  • Senior Debt (investment grade and high yield)
  • Subordinated Debt (investment grade and high yield)
  • Convertible Debt (investment grade and high yield)
  • Private Placements
  • Trust Preferred Securities (institutional and retail)
  • Redeemable Preferred Securities (institutional and retail)
  • Perpetual Preferred Securities (institutional and retail)
  • Convertible Preferred Securities (institutional and retail)
  • Optimal Financing Strategies
  • Liability Management


We offer nationwide coverage of the public debt markets as well as the 144a market. In addition, we manage non-144a private placements.

 

BB&T Capital Markets bankers participated in more than 130 corporate bond issues for clients in 11 industries in 2012 alone, more than doubling the volume from the previous year.

  • Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. (NYSE: HTGC)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Financial Services Group completed a transaction for a Business Development Company (“BDC”) in the third quarter of 2014, helping to raise $100,000,000 in gross proceeds for our client. The Company intends to list the fixed-rate, senior notes (“Notes”) on the NYSE to trade under the symbol “HTGX.” The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to fund investments in debt and equity securities in accordance with investment objectives and for general corporate purposes.

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  • Capitala Finance Corporation (NASDAQ GS: CPTA) (Notes Symbol: CLA)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Financial Services Group completed a transaction for a Business Development Company (“BDC”) in the second quarter of 2014, helping to raise $113,437,500 in gross proceeds for our client. The fixed-rate, senior notes (“Notes”) have been approved for listing on the NYSE and will trade under the symbol “CLA.” The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to make investments within its objectives and strategies and for general working capital purposes. Total gross proceeds includes the partial exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option, through which they purchased an additional 537,500 Notes.

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  • Cimarex Energy Company

    On May 20, 2014, BB&T Capital Markets served as a co-manager for a $750 million offering of senior unsecured notes by the Cimarex Energy Company. The 4.375% notes mature on June 1, 2024. Net proceeds from the sale will be used to repay in full amounts outstanding under Cimarex’s revolving credit facility and for general corporate purposes. The transaction represents the second debt offering to which Cimarex has invited BB&T Capital Markets.

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William E. HardySenior Managing DirectorHead of Debt Capital Markets804-649-3952email Download My vCardView Bio
Samuel R. ShireySenior Vice PresidentInvestment Banker, Debt Originations704-954-1578email Download My vCardView Bio
Bert NewsomeManaging Director Manager of Debt Private Placements336-547-2164email Download My vCardView Bio