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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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Form 8-K
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Current Report

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

March 22, 2012
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

BB&T Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

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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  27101 
(Address of principal executive offices)  (Zip Code) 

 

(336) 733-2000
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


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ITEM 8.01 Other Events. 

 

On March 22, 2012, BB&T Corporation issued and sold $750,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 2.15% Medium-Term Notes, Series C (Senior), due March 22, 2017 and $300,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 3.95% Medium-Term Notes, Series D (Subordinated), due March 22, 2022 (collectively, the “Notes”). The Notes were registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, pursuant to a registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-175538) filed by BB&T Corporation with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In connection with this issuance and sale, the legal opinion of Squire Sanders (US) LLP as to the enforceability of the Notes is being filed as Exhibit 5.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.

 

   
ITEM 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
   
(d) Exhibits.   
   
Exhibit No.  Description of Exhibit 
   
5.1  Opinion of Squire Sanders (US) LLP as to the validity of the Notes. 
   
23.1  Consent of Squire Sanders (US) LLP (included on Exhibit 5.1). 

 



SIGNATURE

     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.

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

 

Date: March 22, 2012



EXHIBIT INDEX

Exhibit No.  Description of Exhibit 
5.1  Opinion of Squire Sanders (US) LLP as to the validity of the Notes. 
23.1  Consent of Squire Sanders (US) LLP (included on Exhibit 5.1). 
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