BB&T 8-K 2012
Commission file number : 1-10853
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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.
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.
Date: March 22, 2012