Allspring Global Investments officially commenced operations as an independent asset management firm. This marks the close of the acquisition of Wells Fargo Asset Management by GTCR and Reverence Capital Partners. The firm’s new name, Allspring Global Investments, takes effect immediately.
Wells Fargo entered into a definitive agreement to sell Wells Fargo Asset Management to GTCR and Reverence Capital Partners for $2.1 billion. The sale includes Wells Fargo’s business of acting as trustee to its collective investment trusts and all related Wells Fargo Asset Management legal entities.