United Kingdom Commercial Real Estate

Commercial real estate financing solutions in the UK and Ireland

  • Pan-UK and Republic of Ireland coverage
  • All major asset types
  • Loan sizes typically greater than £20 million
  • A wide range of lending products, including
    • Investment finance
    • Development finance
    • Corporate facilities
    • Floating and fixed rate loans
    • Fund finance
    • Portfolio lending

We also offer a range of associated products and services to real estate customers, including loan-on-loan financing, debt capital markets, and derivatives.

The UK commercial real estate team (PDF)* is based in London and combines local market expertise with the size and strength of Wells Fargo and its long established real estate franchise.

Our debt products cover a wide spectrum of funding requirements and we lend against all major real estate asset types.

We work closely with the Wells Fargo global business to provide our customers with comprehensive financial solutions.

Max Sinclair

Max Sinclair
Head of UK Division
+44 (0) 20 7759 7645
maxim.sinclair@wellsfargo.com

Michael Acratopulo

Michael Acratopulo
Deputy Head of UK Division
+44 (0) 20 7759 7608
michael.acratopulo@wellsfargo.com


News

Recent transactions

Canary Wharf logo

Canary Wharf Shopping Centre

£600 million
Investment facility
Arranger

Brookfield Oxford logo

London Wall Place

£273 million
Development facility
Lead Arranger

Great Portland Estates logo

Great Portland Estates

£450 million
Corporate facility
Arranger

Real Estate Merchant Banking

We can help you with non-standard opportunities, including:

  • Loan-on-loan financing
  • Subordinated debt
  • Preferred equity
  • Recapitalisations

Advisory services

Eastdil Secured is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wells Fargo. In the U.S., Eastdil is well-established in sell-side brokerage and public and private capital raising. Its European office offers advisory services in the U.K. and throughout the rest of Europe.

Derivatives

We offer a full array of interest rate, foreign exchange, and other hedging products, and can ensure derivative delivery is fully integrated with the related financing.

Syndication

Our U.K. syndications team has significant experience arranging and syndicating loans, with more than £7 billion distributed since 1999. Along with underwriting facilities, we can form club deals to provide investors with a single point of contact within a larger capital pool.

Subscription lines

We have a global team dedicated to the subscription line business and work with a wide range of clients across all private equity sectors. Since 2012 we have arranged more than 250 transactions ranging in size from $25 million to $325 billion.

Debt capital markets

We offer a broad array of origination capabilities and distribution networks. As a market-leading U.S. private placement business, we can provide U.K. counter parties with access to U.S. capital markets. This team includes the former Eurohypo CMBS platform.