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Alexandra Barth joins the Corporate & Investment Bank as Co-head of Leveraged Finance


SAN FRANCISCO – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced that Alexandra Barth has joined the Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB) as co-head of Leveraged Finance within the Banking division. She will co-lead the Leveraged Finance team with Trip Morris. She reports to Tim O’Hara, head of Banking, and is based in New York. Alex joins from Deutsche Bank where she was most recently co-head of Leveraged Finance.

“We are pleased to welcome Alex to Wells Fargo,” said O’Hara. “A proven leader in leveraged finance, Alex has a track record of winning Left Lead mandates and driving great outcomes for clients. She is a strong addition to our platform and will be an excellent partner to Trip as we continue to build on momentum and grow our Leveraged Finance business.”

Trip Morris, co-head of Leveraged Finance, added: “Alex is an immensely talented leveraged finance banker with a broad skillset and deep experience across key sectors with both sponsor-backed and corporate issuers. I look forward to partnering with her to lead and drive forward our Leveraged Finance business.”

Prior to joining Wells Fargo, Alex spent 25 years at Deutsche Bank, predominantly in the bank’s Leveraged Finance business. Prior to co-leading Leveraged Finance at Deutsche Bank, Alex held numerous leadership roles within the business including co-head of U.S. Leveraged Debt Capital Markets (2017-2023) and co-head of U.S. High Yield Capital Markets (2014-2017). Alex began her career at Deutsche Bank in 1999 as a Media & Telecommunications banker before joining the Leveraged Finance business in 2002.

Alex received a Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College.

About Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a leading financial services company that has approximately $1.9 trillion in assets. We provide a diversified set of banking, investment and mortgage products and services, as well as consumer and commercial finance, through our four reportable operating segments: Consumer Banking and Lending, Commercial Banking, Corporate and Investment Banking, and Wealth & Investment Management. Wells Fargo ranked No. 47 on Fortune’s 2023 rankings of America’s largest corporations. In the communities we serve, the company focuses its social impact on building a sustainable, inclusive future for all by supporting housing affordability, small business growth, financial health, and a low-carbon economy. News, insights, and perspectives from Wells Fargo are also available at Wells Fargo Stories.

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