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Equities Sales & Trading

Comprehensive institutional equity sales and trading services

You get more than just the execution of common stock or convertible bond transactions from our institutional equities sales and trading team. We also provide you timely market research, custom investment options, a variety of trade execution strategies, and access to corporate issuers who provide insight on companies—all of which can help you make more informed investment decisions.
We serve our buy-side relationships from offices in Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, London, New York, and San Francisco.

Commitment to meeting your investment needs

Our sales and trading team serves your investment needs and provides insights concerning market conditions, trends, and investor sentiment.
We provide:
  • Actionable research ideas
  • Consistent market making
  • Direct access to research analysts and Wells Fargo senior management

Broad scope

Our equity distribution covers more than 850 U.S. and European institutional accounts representing approximately 90 percent of total assets under management in the market (Bloomberg 2011).
Our convertible bond distribution covers more than 200 institutional accounts representing approximately 90 percent of total assets under management in the market. We make active markets in more than 400 issues and are recognized as a top10 trader in convertible bonds (Bloomberg 2011 and SDC League Table 2011).

Corporate access

Our Corporate Access team provides customized services that bring together investors and management teams, thereby cultivating information flow and developing relationships. Working with our Equity Research and Equity Capital Markets teams, our Corporate Access team designs thoughtful and relevant investment and relationship opportunities for both corporate clients and investors.

Program trading

Optimize your performance in today’s ever-changing market with help from our experienced Program Trading team. We take a consultative approach to assisting you through each stage of the investment process.

Advanced electronic trading services

Our WATS® Electronic Trading service offers a suite of algorithms that cover the full spectrum of trading from stealth to aggressive participation.
Using sophisticated short-term price and volume forecasting to improve execution, our logic helps you discover hidden liquidity across many carefully selected dark pools including WELXSM Liquidity Cross, our alternative trading system.

Custom investments

We can work with you to identify and express investment views across a broad range of strategies, objectives, and asset classes primarily using structured notes and derivative tools.
Our Institutional Investment Solutions team can help you hedge portfolio risks, protect asset values, enhance returns, increase borrowing capacity, and achieve specific investment risk and return profiles not available by direct investment in traditional securities.

Market risk management

Execute equity risk management strategies with the help of our extensive structuring and trading capabilities. Manage your equity exposure across all major equity indices, stocks, and ETFs with our tools and strategies.
Wells Fargo Securities is the trade name for the capital markets and investment banking services of Wells Fargo & Company and its subsidiaries, including Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, a member of NYSE, FINRA, NFA and SIPC, Wells Fargo Institutional Securities, LLC, a member of FINRA and SIPC, Wells Fargo Prime Services, LLC, a member of FINRA, NFA and SIPC and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association. Wells Fargo Securities, LLC carries and provides clearing services for Wells Fargo Institutional Securities, LLC customer accounts.
This communication is for informational purposes only, is not an offer, solicitation, recommendation or commitment for any transaction or to buy or sell any security or other financial product, and is not intended as investment advice or as a confirmation of any transaction.
Data as of 3/31/11 unless otherwise noted.
  • Investment Products:
  • • Not FDIC Insured
  • • No Bank Guarantee
  • • May Lose Value