Asset-Backed Finance, 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 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 3856 1074

Chihiro Yonezawa, Head of M&A for Japan

+81 3 4330 6243