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.

  • Arizona Public Service Company

    On January 7, 2015, BB&T Capital Markets served as a co-manager for a $250 million offering of 2.20% Senior Notes due 2020 by Arizona Public Service Co. Proceeds from the transaction are being used to repay amounts outstanding under the issuer’s commercial paper program. This deal represents BB&T’s first bond business with APS.

  • Ventas Realty

    On January 7, 2015, BB&T Capital Markets served as a co-manager for a two-tranche offering of senior notes by Ventas Realty, L.P. The offering consisted of a $600 million offering of 3.50% notes due 2025 and a $300 million offering of 4.375% notes due 2045. Proceeds from the transaction are being used for general corporate purposes, including consideration for acquisitions.

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