Wells Fargo & Company Celebrates 160th Anniversary

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE-Listed WFC) visits the NYSE to celebrate its 160th anniversary.  Founded as a banking and express company on March 18, 1852, in New York City, Wells Fargo opened its first western office on the waterfront of Gold Rush San Francisco on July 13, 1852, the site of the company's current headquarters. In honor of the occasion, Tim Sloan, Senior Executive Vice President and CFO rings The Closing BellSM. Wells Fargo is also celebrating with a series of donations and volunteer activities across the nation.

About Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC)

Wells Fargo & Company is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.3 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 stores, 12,000 ATMs, the Internet (wellsfargo.com), and other distribution channels across North America and internationally. With more than 270,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in America.  Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 23 on Fortune’s 2011 rankings of America’s largest corporations.