Washington, D.C. 20549


Form 8-K


Current Report


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


November 9, 2012

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)




BB&T Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



Commission file number : 1-10853

North Carolina   56-0939887
(State of incorporation)   (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

200 West Second Street

Winston-Salem, North Carolina

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)


(336) 733-2000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):


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ITEM 8.01. Other Events.


BB&T Corporation (“BB&T”) has submitted redemption notices to the institutional trustee for the trust listed below, which will result in the redemption of the trust preferred securities identified in the table below on the redemption date specified. The trust preferred securities were assumed by BB&T in connection with its acquisition of BankAtlantic from BankAtlantic Bancorp, Inc., which was completed on July 31, 2012. The trust preferred securities are callable on the redemption date specified at the option of BB&T. The redemptions will be funded by general corporate reserves.





Principal Amount

Redemption Date


BBX Capital Trust 2007 II(A)


Floating Rate Capital Securities


$5,155,000 December 15, 2012 Wilmington Trust Company


The trust preferred securities will be redeemed at a price equal to the liquidation amount of $1,000 per trust preferred security, plus all accrued and unpaid distributions to the redemption date.




Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


    By: /s/ Cynthia B. Powell  
   Name: Cynthia B. Powell  
  Title: Executive Vice President and Corporate  
    Controller (Principal Accounting Officer)  



Date: November 9, 2012