SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): March 7, 2019
WELLS FARGO & COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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|of incorporation)||Number)||Identification No.)|
420 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, California 94104
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 1-866-249-3302
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits|
Exhibits are filed herewith in connection with the Registration Statement on Form S-3 (File Nos. 333-221324 and 333-221324-01) filed by Wells Fargo & Company and Wells Fargo Finance LLC with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
On March 7, 2019, Wells Fargo & Company issued the following Medium-Term Notes, Series S: Principal at Risk Securities Linked to the S&P 500® Index (the “Series S Notes”).
On March 7, 2019, Wells Fargo Finance LLC issued the following Medium-Term Notes, Series A: (i) Principal at Risk Securities Linked to the iShares® MSCI Emerging Markets ETF due September 7, 2021; (ii) Principal at Risk Securities Linked to the S&P 500® Index due March 7, 2024; and (iii) Principal at Risk Securities Linked to the S&P 500® Index due March 9, 2023 (collectively, the “Series A Notes”). The Series A Notes are fully and unconditionally guaranteed by Wells Fargo & Company (the “Guarantee”).
The purpose of this Current Report is to file with the Securities and Exchange Commission the form of Note related to each issuance, the opinion of Faegre Baker Daniels LLP regarding the Series S Notes and the opinion of Faegre Baker Daniels LLP regarding the Series A Notes and the Guarantee.
Included as part of Exhibit 5.1
Included as part of Exhibit 5.1
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|WELLS FARGO & COMPANY|
|DATED: March 7, 2019||/s/ Le Roy Davis|
|Le Roy Davis|
|Senior Vice President and Assistant Treasurer|