Investment Banking & Capital Markets

Leadership in investment banking

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

As your trusted advisor in investment banking, we provide strategic and capital markets advice and execution. And as one of the strongest and most diversified banking organizations in the U.S., we have the capital, capabilities, and experience to help your business succeed.

Our team offers you investment banking and capital markets expertise in:

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

Our industry-dedicated professionals deliver strategic advice for:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Financial restructurings
  • Equity private placements
  • Financial sponsors

We provide comprehensive capital markets origination, underwriting, and financing for:

  • Equities
  • High grade debt
  • Leveraged finance
  • Liability management
  • Quantitative corporate finance
  • Ratings advisory
  • Strategic transaction advisory
  • Syndicated loans

We also offer regional investment banking services.

Wells Fargo Securities ranks in the top 10 in all capital markets sectors and has been ranked #3 in total number of U.S. investment banking transactions for each of the past four years.1

Some additional examples of our capital markets leadership include: 


  • #1 in high grade trading2
  • #1 in high yield trading2
  • #3 in preferred stock originations3
  • #3 in loan syndications originations4 (#1 in oil and gas and #2 in real estate) 
  • #3 in leveraged loan syndications originations4


  • #2 in energy equity originations1
  • #2 in real estate equity originations1
  • #3 in closed-end fund originations5

1. Dealogic

2. MarketAxess 

3. Bloomberg

4. Thomson Reuters LPC