Wells Fargo & Co. has employed Hunter Patton as a managing director in North American company and funding banking, centered on industrials.
Patton will concentrate on automotive, automotive know-how, capital gear, and different choose capital items and repair areas, based on a memo reviewed by Bloomberg Information. Patton joins Wells Fargo from Ford Motor Co., the place he was on the worldwide technique and company improvement staff, directing technique and execution of inorganic progress funding. He joined Ford in August 2017.
He’ll be based mostly in Chicago and report back to Meara Kelley, head of industrials company and funding banking.
“As we proceed to take a position and develop our presence within the industrials sector, we’re delighted to welcome Hunter, who brings in depth expertise within the automotive and capital Items sub-sectors and a confirmed observe document in company improvement, mergers and acquisitions, technique, and multi-stage enterprise investing,” Kelley mentioned in an announcement.
A consultant for Wells Fargo confirmed the contents of the memo.
The financial institution’s industrial group has labored on offers together with Blackstone Inc.’s buy of constructing merchandise agency Chamberlain Group and Oak Hill Capital’s acquisition of consumer-packaging producer Technimark Holdings, based on information compiled by Bloomberg.
Previous to becoming a member of Ford, Patton labored at Citigroup Inc. for greater than 12 years as a part of its industrials funding banking staff, having begun his profession with funding financial institution Stout Risius Ross.