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 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.

Management team

Max Sinclair
Head of UK Division

+44 (0) 20 7759 7645
maxim.sinclair@wellsfargo.com

Michael Acratopulo
Head of Origination

+44 (0) 20 7759 7608
michael.acratopulo
@wellsfargo.com

Scott Bottles
Senior Credit Officer

+44 (0) 20 7759 7450
scott.l.bottles@wellsfargo.com

Senior CRE contacts

Nicolas Brandebourger
+44 (0) 20 7759 7463
nicolas.brandebourger
@wellsfargo.com

Shaun Connery
+44 (0) 20 7759 7479
shaun.connery@wellsfargo.com

Richard Craddock
+44 (0) 20 7759 7483
richard.craddock@wellsfargo.com

 

Stacey Flor
+44 (0) 20 7759 7651
stacey.flor@wellsfargo.com

Tim Gibb
+44 (0) 20 7759 7648
tim.gibb@wellsfargo.com

Charles N. Roberts
+44 (0) 20 7759 7639
charles.n.roberts
@wellsfargo.com

 

Michaela Robinson
+44 (0) 20 7759 7461
michaela.robinson
@wellsfargo.com

John Rubbert
+44 (0) 20 7759 7671
john.rubbert@wellsfargo.com

Sarah Stafford
+353 1 436 5795
sarah.stafford@wellsfargo.com

  

Other contacts

Matthew Bennett
Head of Property Underwriting

+44 (0) 20 7759 7610
matthew.bennett@wellsfargo.com

Martin Read
Head of RETECHS UK

+44 (0) 20 7759 7604
martin.read@wellsfargo.com

Margot Waddup
Head of Syndicated Finance

+44 (0) 20 7759 7680
margot.waddup@wellsfargo.com

 

£293 million

Arlington Business Parks Partnership
Acquisition Facility
Arranger and Agent
August 2017

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£39.5 million

Logistics Portfolio
Investment facility
Arranger & Agent
January 2017

£31.1 million

Mixed-use Portfolio
Acquisition facility
Arranger & Agent
January 2017 

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 UK 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 UK 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 UK counter parties with access to U.S. capital markets. This team includes the former Eurohypo CMBS platform.

Investment Property Forum Research Newsletter  

December 20, 2017 

Issue 15 of the IPF Research Newsletter, for Autumn 2017. Newsletter provides an update of the outputs of the IPF Research Programme and advanced notification of new projects in the pipeline.

Understanding UK Commercial Property Investments  

December 7, 2017 

The guide covers an overview of commercial property as an asset class and routes to indirect investment in property. 

Investment Property Forum UK Consensus Forecasts Full Report (Autumn)  

November 24, 2017 

A survey of independent property consultants and fund/investment managers, whose forecasts were generated end of August through mid-November.

Investment Property Forum European Consensus Forecasts Report

November 10, 2017

The report includes forecasts of prime office rents.