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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 3942 8818
maxim.sinclair@wellsfargo.com

Stacey Flor

Co-Head of Origination

+44 (0) 20 3942 8819
stacey.flor@wellsfargo.com

John Rubbert

Co-Head of Origination

+44 (0) 20 3942 8820
john.rubbert@wellsfargo.com

Michael Acratopulo

Senior Credit Officer

+44 (0) 20 3942 8823
michael.acratopulo
@wellsfargo.com

Senior CRE contacts

Nicolas Brandebourger 

+44 (0) 20 3942 8836
nicolas.brandebourger
@wellsfargo.com

Richard Craddock

+44 (0) 20 3942 8844
richard.craddock@wellsfargo.com

Tim Gibb

+44 (0) 20 3942 8828
tim.gibb@wellsfargo.com

 

Charles N. Roberts 

+44 (0) 20 3942 8832
charles.n.roberts
@wellsfargo.com

Michaela Robinson

+44 (0) 20 3942 8830
michaela.robinson
@wellsfargo.com

Sarah Stafford

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

Other contacts

Alice Aveline

Senior Marketer, Interest Rate Derivatives 

+44 (0) 20 3942 8464
alice.aveline@wellsfargo.com

Matthew Bennett

Head of Property Underwriting 

+44 (0) 20 3942 8854
matthew.bennett@wellsfargo.com

Thomas Jackivicz

Head of CRE Capital Markets Europe

+44 (0) 20 3942 9693
thomas.jackivicz
@wellsfargo.com

Martin Read

Head of RETECHS UK

+44 (0) 20 3942 8858
martin.read@wellsfargo.com

Margot Waddup

Head of Syndicated Finance

+44 (0) 20 3942 9688
margot.waddup@wellsfargo.com

 

IPUT logo

€250 million

Revolving credit facility
Agent and arranger
May 2018

Hines logo

€92.4 million

Investment facility 
Student housing assets
Agent and arranger
May 2018

Spear Street Capital

€93.87 million

Cherrywood Business Park
Investment facility
Arranger and agent
December 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.