Wells Fargo Capital Finance UK Strengthens its Originations Team

LONDON – October 31, 2019 – Wells Fargo Capital Finance (UK) Limited, part Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), announced today that it has appointed Jake Hyman and Julian Osborne as business development officers – effective November 1. Reporting to Tom Weedall, head of UK Originations at Wells Fargo Capital Finance UK, these internal appointments will support the franchise of Wells Fargo Capital Finance, which provides comprehensive asset-based lending (ABL), technology finance and supply chain finance to companies throughout the UK.

“I am delighted to have the calibre of both Jake and Julian joining the Originations team,” said Tom Weedall. “Wells Fargo is a leading asset based lender in the UK market, and alongside our expertise and flexible solutions, these important appointments demonstrate our commitment to grow our UK footprint and support our customers and their stakeholders.”

Based in London, Hyman will be responsible for sourcing and developing ABL and technology finance opportunities across London and the South East. He joined Wells Fargo Capital Finance in 2017 as a loan originations analyst supporting the commercial team with prospective deals and presenting findings to the Bank’s credit committee. Prior to joining Wells Fargo Capital Finance, he completed the Ernst & Young graduate programme, specialising in financial advisory. He holds a B.A. Hons in Economics from the University of Nottingham.

Based in London, Osborne will also be responsible for sourcing and developing ABL and technology finance opportunities across London and Scotland. He joined Wells Fargo Capital Finance in 2016 working as a relationship manager and previously as a credit underwriter. Osborne is a qualified Chartered Accountant with 13 years of experience across a range of ABL, corporate advisory and restructuring work. Prior to joining Wells Fargo, Osborne worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers on their deals team with a focus on restructuring and corporate recovery. He holds a M.A. Hons in Politics from the University of Edinburgh.

About Wells Fargo Capital Finance

Wells Fargo Capital Finance, a unit of Wells Fargo Commercial Capital, provides comprehensive asset-based lending, supply chain finance, and technology finance to a wide spectrum of companies across the UK. With offices in London and Manchester, we bring a strong and proven track record of working with clients to develop their businesses. We deliver flexible financing options for companies facing a variety of situations, including: early and midstage turnarounds, growth, leveraged buyouts, refinancing, restructurings, mergers and acquisitions. As part of Wells Fargo & Company, a leading financial services provider with a longstanding reputation for strength and stability, we can also provide access to a wide range of products and services aimed at helping companies succeed.

About Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.9 trillion in assets. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, investment and mortgage products and services, as well as consumer and commercial finance, through 7,500 locations, more than 13,000 ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking, and has offices in 32 countries and territories to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 261,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 29 on Fortune’s 2019 rankings of America’s largest corporations. News, insights and perspectives from Wells Fargo are also available at Wells Fargo Stories.