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Wells Fargo Newsroom – Wells Fargo Agrees to Sell Private Student Loan Portfolio


Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) introduced in the present day it has entered into an settlement to promote its personal student loan portfolio to traders, with Firstmark, a division of Nelnet (NYSE: NNI), assuming accountability for servicing the portfolio upon the sale.

External view of a Wells Fargo building with a glass front and individuals walking by on the sidewalk. (Photo: Business Wire)

External view of a Wells Fargo constructing with a glass entrance and people strolling by on the sidewalk. (Photo: Business Wire)

Wells Fargo notified prospects in September of its intention to exit the personal student loan enterprise. The firm will proceed to simply accept new student loan purposes from current personal student loan prospects till January 28, 2021.

As of September 30, 2020, the principal steadiness of the personal student loan portfolio was $10.0 billion. The transaction is anticipated to shut within the first half of 2021.

Wells Fargo Securities, LLC served as unique monetary advisor, and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP served as authorized counsel, to Wells Fargo in reference to the transaction.

More info is on the market for Wells Fargo student loan prospects right here.

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