Asset-Backed Finance, Capital Markets, and Mergers & Acquisitions

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You expect your investment bank to understand your company and industry inside and out. With Wells Fargo, you get that – and much more. 

We take the time to listen and learn about your business — growth opportunities, challenges, and operations. We combine this informed perspective with our product knowledge and market expertise to work with you and your team on a vision for your business, and we have the capital strength to help support your goals.

Asset-backed finance and securitization

  • Capital Markets-based solutions and financing
  • Structured finance
  • Securitizations
  • Syndications

Market leadership

  • #5 Global structured finance
  • #3 U.S. ABS
  • #5 U.S. Mortgage Related Securitization

Leadership team

Chris Pink, Head of Asset-Backed Finance and Securitization

Leah Miller, Head of Asset-Backed Securitization and Lending

Kevin Sunday, Head of Corporate Debt Finance

Ari Kavour, Head of Mortgage Finance

  • Acquisition financing
  • High grade bonds
  • High yield bonds
  • Liability management
  • Market risk management
  • Preferred stock offerings
  • Ratings advisory
  • Syndicated loans

Market leadership

  • Investment Grade Bonds - #4 (By Volume)
  • High Yield Bonds - #6 (By Volume)
  • Overall Loan Syndications - #4 (By Volume)
    • Investment Grade Loan Syndications: #4
    • Non-Investment Grade Loan Syndications: #3
    • Real Estate Loan Syndications: #2
    • REITs: #4
  • At-the-market offerings
  • Convertible securities
  • Initial public offerings
  • Market risk management
  • Primary and secondary common stock offerings

Market leadership

  • # 8 Bookrunner of Equity and Equity Linked Offerings by total proceeds with a 3.7% market share (2020 YTD)
  • # 6 Bookrunner of Equity Linked Offerings by total proceeds with a 5.3% market share (2020 YTD)
  • # 4 Bookrunner in Consumer & Retail by total proceeds (Q2 2020)
  • # 5 Bookrunner in Business & Technology Services by total proceeds (Q2 2020)

Wells Fargo’s M&A Group provides advice and solutions on our clients’ most important strategic transactions. Our bankers have extensive experience, a proven track record of superior idea generation, flawless deal execution and uncompromising integrity on the world’s largest, most complex transformational M&A transactions.

Wells Fargo’s M&A Group offers unique industry insight with a global strategic perspective on a full range of services:

  • Buyside and sellside advisory
  • Mergers and recapitalizations
  • Leveraged buyouts and joint ventures
  • Spin-offs / Split-offs and divestitures
  • Strategic alternatives review
  • Takeover and activism defense

Industry specialists 

  • Consumer & retail
  • Healthcare
  • Energy & power
  • Financial institutions
  • Industrials
  • Media & telecom 
  • Real estate
  • Technology

Global footprint

  • Charlotte
  • Hong Kong
  • Houston
  • London
  • New York
  • San Francisco
  • Tokyo

We have the resources, experience, and dedication to help execute your M&A strategy successfully.

Leadership team

David DeNunzio, Global Head of M&A

New York
+1 212 214 2468

Sam Farnham, Head of M&A for the Americas

+1 704 410 1090

Sam Small, Head of M&A for EMEA

+44 203 942 9633

David Lau, Head of M&A for Asia ex Japan

Hong Kong
+852 3650 8503

Chihiro Yonezawa, Head of M&A for Japan

+81 3 4330 6243