SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
November 21, 2012
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Commission file number : 1-10853
(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):
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On November 21, 2012, BB&T Corporation issued and sold $500,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 1.450% Medium-Term Notes, Series C (Senior), due January 12, 2018 (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 opinions of Squire Sanders (US) LLP and Robert J. Johnson, Jr., Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Corporate Governance Officer of BB&T Corporation are being filed as Exhibits 5.1 and 5.2, respectively, to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
ITEM 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Exhibit No. Description of Exhibit
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: November 21, 2012