Equity Capital Markets

With more than 200 professionals, our full-service, industry-focused equity platform delivers a comprehensive suite of Wall Street-caliber solutions to meet the needs of our middle-market clients. Our industry-focused investment bankers work in teams with nationally recognized equity research analysts and experienced sales and trading professionals to deliver superior service and outcomes.

Our industry specialists focus on specific segments of the middle market, and are committed to providing outstanding service to our clients. As a result, BB&T Capital Markets is where industry expertise meets the best in transaction execution.

 

We have helped our middle market clients bring more than 325 public stock offerings to market since 2003

  • TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE: THS)

    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.

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  • 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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  • Macquarie Infrastructure Company LLC (NYSE: MIC)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Commercial & Industrial Group completed a transaction for an infrastructure holding company in the third quarter of 2014, in an equity offering worth $764,750,000. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to finance the cash consideration for the acquisition of remaining interest of International-Matex Tank Terminals. Total gross proceeds includes the full exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option, through which they purchased an additional 1,500,000 shares.

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  • Materialise NV (NASDAQ GS: MTLS)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Aerospace & Technology Group completed a transaction for a 3-D printing software company in June 2014, in an equity offering worth $96,000,000. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to expand 3D printing service center capacity, increase sales and marketing teams, fund additional research and development, and for general corporate purposes.

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  • Thibaut, Inc.

    On June 20, 2014, Thibaut, Inc. (“Thibaut” or “the Company”), a portfolio company of The Riverside Company (“Riverside”) was acquired by an investor group led by Champlain Capital Partners II, LP (“Champlain”), and included the Honeywell pension and THL Credit, Inc. BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to Thibaut.

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  • Emerge Energy Services, L.P. (NYSE: EMES)

    BB&T Capital Markets Equity Origination Group completed a transaction for a frac sand MLP in the second quarter of 2014, in an equity offering worth $383,388,215. This transaction represents a continued sale of the interests of the partnership’s private equity sponsor, Insight Equity.

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  • Installed Building Products, Inc. (NYSE: IBP)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Commercial & Industrial Group completed a transaction for a building products company in June 2014, in an equity offering worth $101,250,000. This transaction represents a continued sale of the interests of the company’s private equity sponsors, who were all long-term investors prior to the IPO.

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  • Health Care REIT, Inc. (NYSE: HCN)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the second quarter of 2014, helping to raise $1,003,835,000 for our client. The Company intends to use net proceeds from this offering to repay advances under its primary unsecured credit facility and for general corporate purposes, including investing in health care and senior housing properties. Total gross proceeds includes the full exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option, through which they purchased an additional 2,100,000 shares.

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  • StoneMor Partners, L.P. (NYSE: STON)

    BB&T Capital Markets Equity Origination Group completed a transaction for a Cemetery MLP in the second quarter of 2014, in an equity offering worth $61,542,000. StoneMor Partners L.P. is an owner and operator of cemeteries and funeral homes in the United States, with 303 cemeteries and 99 funeral homes in 28 states and Puerto Rico. StoneMor is the only publicly traded death care company structured as a partnership. The Partnership intends to use the net proceeds from the offering first to pay the purchase price of certain assets to be acquired from Service Corporation International (“SCI”) and to use the remainder of the proceeds to pay down borrowings outstanding under its existing credit facility.

  • RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE: RLJ)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the second quarter of 2014, helping to raise $243,340,000 for our client. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to fund potential acquisitions and for general corporate purposes, and may use net proceeds to repay amounts outstanding from time to time under its unsecured revolving credit facility. Total gross proceeds includes the full exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option, through which they purchased an additional 1,200,000 shares.

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  • Select Income REIT (NYSE: SIR)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Real Estate Group completed a transaction for a real estate investment trust in the second quarter of 2014, helping to raise $261,000,000 for our client. The Company intends to use the proceeds from the offering to repay amounts outstanding under its revolving credit facility and for general business purposes, including possible future acquisitions of properties.

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  • ONEOK Partners, L.P. (NYSE: OKS)

    BB&T Capital Markets Energy Group completed a transaction for a natural gas pipeline MLP in the second quarter of 2014, in an equity offering worth $736,660,100. The Partnership intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for general partnership purposes and to repay outstanding indebtedness under its commercial paper program. Total gross proceeds includes the full exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option, through which they purchased an additional 1,815,000 units.

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  • Johnstown Wire Technologies, Inc.

    On May 9, 2014, Johnstown Wire Technologies, Inc. (“JWT” or “the Company”), a portfolio company of Ridgemont Equity Partners (“Ridgemont”), was acquired by Aterian Investment Partners (“Aterian”). BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to JWT.

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  • Martin Midstream Partners, LP. (NASDAQ: MMLP)

    BB&T Capital Markets Energy Group completed a transaction for a midstream hydrocarbon MLP in the second quarter of 2014, in an equity offering worth $149,436,000. The Partnership intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to repay outstanding indebtedness incurred under its revolving credit facility and for general partnership purposes. Amounts repaid under the revolving credit facility may be re-borrowed to fund future acquisitions.

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  • HD Supply Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HDS)

    BB&T Capital Markets’ Commercial & Industrial Group completed a transaction for an industrial distribution company in the second quarter of 2014, in an equity offering worth $780,000,000. This transaction represents a continued liquidation of the interests of the company’s private equity sponsors, who initially purchased the company in 2007.

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  • Medley Capital Corporation (NYSE: MCC)

    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 $79,500,000 in gross proceeds for our client. The company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to repay a portion of the outstanding indebtedness under its revolving credit facility, fund new investment opportunities and for general corporate purposes.

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Patrick A. O'SheaSenior Managing DirectorHead of Equity Capital Markets804-780-3235email Download My vCardView Bio