Debt Capital Markets

Backed by one of the strongest banks in the U.S. and aided by one of the largest Fixed Income Sales & Trading forces in the middle market sector, BB&T Capital Markets investment bankers are well positioned to bring clients the financing they need at the most competitive rates possible.

We deploy our bankers in industry-specific teams that allow them to build expertise in our clients’ operations as well as the financial expertise to assemble financing plans that work.  In addition, our investment bankers work closely with our industry specific corporate banking specialists—a factor that allows us to offer our clients an array of tools that rivals even the largest of Wall Street’s financial houses, while maintaining a personal touch on every deal.

As a result, our client list ranges from the nation’s largest banks to its most local senior housing—all with the same attention to detail.


BB&T Capital Markets bankers managed or co-managed $85.4 billion in bond issues for clients in 2012

  • Scorpio Bulkers Inc. (NYSE: SALT)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Logistics & Transportation Group completed its 4th transaction in the shipping industry in 2014, helping to raise over $480 million in total capital for our clients. We look forward to continuing our long-term partnerships with existing clients and to developing new relationships within the logistics & transportation sector. Proceeds of the $65 million offering will be used to fund installment payments due under its newbuilding program, as well as general corporate purposes and working capital. Additionally, Scorpio has granted the underwriters an option to purchase an additional $9.75 million in aggregate principal amount of notes. The Company has applied to list the senior unsecured notes on the NYSE to trade under the symbol “SLTB.”

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  • Vanguard Natural Resources, LLC (NASDAQ GS: VNR)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Debt & Equity Origination Groups completed a transaction for a natural gas & oil exploration & production company in the third quarter of 2014, helping to raise $100,000,000 in gross proceeds for our client. The Company has applied to list the perpetual preferred shares on the NASDAQ GS to trade under the symbol “VNRCP.” The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to repay a portion of outstanding indebtedness under its credit facility, which was incurred in part to fund recent acquisitions, including the Hunt Gulf Coast Acquisition.

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William E. HardySenior Managing DirectorHead of Debt Capital Markets804-649-3952email Download My vCardView Bio