Wells Fargo Securities Names Alicia Reyes Head of EMEA

Highly respected industry veteran to lead company’s capital markets and investment banking business in Europe, Middle East and Africa

LONDON--()--Wells Fargo Securities (WFS), the capital markets and investment banking business of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), announced today that Alicia Reyes has been named the new head of Wells Fargo Securities in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). She is based in London and jointly reports to Walter Dolhare, head of Wells Fargo Securities’ Markets Division, and Rob Engel, head of Wells Fargo Securities’ Investment Banking and Capital Markets.

Reyes has been a board member of Wells Fargo Securities International Limited since July 2015. Prior to joining the company as head of WFS EMEA, Reyes was a founding partner of Olympo Capital, an independent merchant banking firm serving leading private equity and hedge funds in Europe. Reyes previously worked at Barclays Capital where she was global head of FIG Structuring for the Investment Banking Division, global head of Insurance Solutions and head of Strategic Equity EMEA. Additionally, she has held senior positions at Bear Stearns and Deutsche Bank.

We are pleased to have such an experienced leader join us to continue to serve our clients in this important region,” said Dolhare. “Alicia’s 20 years of industry experience with both issuers and investors coupled with her widely recognized leadership skills makes her an excellent fit to lead our EMEA platform.”

Engel added, “Alicia’s extensive experience in investment banking, proven leadership and strong client relationships across EMEA will help us continue to grow our business across the region.”

Reyes holds a double degree in Law and Economics and Business Administration as well as a Ph.D. in Quantitative Methods and Financial Markets Program from Comillas Pontifical University.

About Wells Fargo Securities

Wells Fargo Securities delivers a comprehensive set of capital markets products and services, including public debt and equity origination and distribution, investment research, interest rate, commodity and equity risk hedging, mergers and acquisitions advice, prime services, structured lending facilities and municipal bond origination. The institutional capital markets business is comprised of more than 4,200 team members in 50+ locations across the U.S., Europe and Asia.

Wells Fargo Securities is the trade name for certain capital markets and investment banking services of Wells Fargo & Company and its subsidiaries, including Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, member NYSE, FINRA, NFA and SIPC, Wells Fargo Prime Services, LLC, member FINRA, NFA and SIPC, Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, Wells Fargo Securities International Limited (authorized and regulated by the U.K. FCA), Wells Fargo Securities Asia Limited (licensed by the HK SFC), and Wells Fargo Securities (Japan) Co., Ltd. (registered with the KLFB).

About Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.8 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through 8,800 locations, 13,000 ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking, and has offices in 36 countries to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 269,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 30 on Fortune’s 2015 rankings of America’s largest corporations. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. Wells Fargo perspectives are also available at Wells Fargo Blogs and Wells Fargo Stories.


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Wells Fargo Securities announced today that Alicia Reyes has been named the new head of investment banking and capital markets in Europe, Middle East and Africa

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