Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions

Leadership in investment banking

Relationships are core. Your success is key.

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 & securitization

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

Market leadership

  • #1 U.S. Middle Market CLO
  • #1 Jumbo RMBS (3rd party issued)
  • #3 U.S. Auto ABS
  • Acquisition financing
  • High grade bonds
  • High yield bonds
  • Liability management
  • Market risk management
  • Preferred stock offerings
  • Ratings advisory
  • Syndicated loans

Market leadership

  • #3 Loan syndications
  • #3 High yield bonds
  • #3 High grade bonds
  • At-the-market offerings
  • Convertible securities
  • Initial public offerings
  • Market risk management
  • Primary and secondary common stock offerings

Market leadership

  • #1 Utilities
  • #2 Energy & power
  • #2 BDCs

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
  • Washington D.C.

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
david.denunzio@wellsfargo.com

Sam Farnham, Head of M&A for the Americas

Charlotte
+1 704 410 1090
sam.farnham@wellsfargo.com

Sam Small, Head of M&A for EMEA

London
+44 203 942 9633
sam.small@wellsfargo.com

Barbara Wong, Head of M&A for Non-Japan Asia

Hong Kong
+852 3650 8508
barbara.wong2@wellsfargo.com

Chihiro Yonezawa, Head of M&A for Japan

Tokyo
+81 3 4330 6243
chihiro.yonezawa@wellsfargo.com