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.
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.
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.
On December 3, 2014, BB&T Capital Markets served as a lead manager for a $1.5 billion offering of senior notes due 2020 by BB&T Corporation. The offering consisted of a $1.3 billion tranche of 2.45% senior medium-term notes and a $200 million offering of floating rate medium-term notes. Proceeds from the offering may be used for acquisitions, share repurchases, repayment of maturing obligations, and refinancing of outstanding indebtedness and extending credit to, or funding investments in, BB&T’s subsidiaries.
On December 3, 2014, BB&T Capital Markets served as a co-manager for a $2 billion, three-tranche offering of notes by UnitedHealth Group. A $750 million tranche of 1.40% notes matures in 2017; a $500 million tranche of 2.30% notes matures in 2019; and a $750 million tranche of 2.875% notes matures in 2021. The transaction represents our seventh with this issuer over the past ten years. Proceeds from the transaction are being used for working capital requirements; the redemption or repurchase of outstanding securities; refinancing debt; financing acquisitions; and other general corporate purposes.Read More
On December 2, 2014, BB&T Capital Markets served as a co-manager for a $225 million offering of 5.375% senior notes due 2024 by Tenneco Inc. This high yield deal represents our first bond transaction with Tenneco. Proceeds from the transaction are being used for a tender offer of $225 million of Tenneco’s outstanding 7.75% senior notes and the redemption of any such notes not tendered.Read More
BB&T Capital Markets’ Financial Services Group completed a transaction for a registered closed-end management investment company in the fourth quarter of 2014, helping to raise $25,000,000 in gross proceeds for our client. The preferred shares trade on the NASDAQ GS under the symbol “OXLCN.” The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to acquire investments in accordance with its investment objective and strategies and for general working capital purposes. The Company has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase an additional 150,000 shares at the public offering price to cover over-allotments, if any.Read More