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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

 

Northwood Investors logo

£48.5 million

Finsbury Dials
Investment facility
Arranger and agent
December 2017

Blackstone logo

£60.5 million

Livingston Designer Outlet
Investment facility
Arranger and agent
October 2017

Spear Street Capital logo

€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.