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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

 

November 21, 2012

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

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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)

 

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):

 

¨ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

¨ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

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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.

(d) Exhibits.

Exhibit No. Description of Exhibit

5.1Opinion of Squire Sanders (US) LLP as to the validity of the Notes.
5.2Opinion of Robert J. Johnson, Jr. as to the validity of the Notes.
23.1Consent of Squire Sanders (US) LLP (included on Exhibit 5.1).
23.2Consent of Robert J. Johnson, Jr. (included in Exhibit 5.2).
 
 

 

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: November 21, 2012

 

 
 

EXHIBIT INDEX

 

 

Exhibit No.Description of Exhibit
  
5.1Opinion of Squire Sanders (US) LLP as to the validity of the Notes.
5.2Opinion of Robert J. Johnson, Jr. as to the validity of the Notes.
23.1Consent of Squire Sanders (US) LLP (included on Exhibit 5.1).
23.2Consent of Robert J. Johnson, Jr. (included in Exhibit 5.2).