Wells Fargo Completes Acquisition of GE’s North American Corporate Finance Business

March 01, 2016

NEW YORK - Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, assisted Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as its special finance counsel, on its purchase of portions of GE Capital’s North American Corporate Finance business.  The total acquisition included assets of approximately $31 billion as well as businesses employing approximately 2,800 team members. 

The Paul Hastings team was led by Corporate partners Jennifer Yount and Peter Burke, with assistance from partners Katherine Bell and Jennifer Hildebrandt, of counsel Benjamin Cheng, and associates Marisa Sotomayor and Anne Petersen

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