Daily News: June 26, 2014

Carter Joins as Wells Head of International Debt Syndicate

Wells Fargo Securities announced that Matt Carter joins as managing director and head of International Debt Syndicate. He will manage the execution of cross-border capital markets opportunities and debt capital markets transactions for the Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) and Asia Pacific (APAC) regions.

Carter’s product coverage will include investment grade corporate bonds, preferred stock, private placements and hybrid capital. He is based in London and reports jointly to Robert Fernandez, head of the International Debt Capital Markets Group, and John Hines, head of Global Debt Syndicate.

“Matt brings to the organization years of expertise and deep institutional relationships that will strengthen our ability to serve our clients’ global financial needs,” stated Fernandez. “He plays a key role in building our Euro capabilities in the region and deepening relationships with our clients, across the Wells Fargo international platform.”

Prior to joining Wells Fargo, Carter spent over 10 years at The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc in various leadership roles including head of Financial Institutions Capital Markets for the EMEA region and head of Syndicate. With more than 25 years of banking experience, he has held leadership positions at Credit Suisse, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, and Paribas Capital Markets.

“Matt demonstrates our commitment to providing deep industry knowledge and strong execution skills to our clients. We will continue to leverage Wells Fargo’s extensive U.S. franchise and its comprehensive international platform to offer our clients best-in-class cross-border capital markets services,” stated Hines.