Dee Dee Sklar
Managing Director
Wells Fargo

Dee Dee Sklar manages Subscription Finance, which is part of Corporate Debt Finance within Asset Backed Finance at Wells Fargo Securities LLC. Joining Wells Fargo in June 2012, the global team provides fund level financings to Financial Sponsors and Asset Managers who manage private equity funds, joint ventures and separate accounts (plus selective open ended funds) focused on varying strategies including buyout, corporate mezzanine, energy, infrastructure, real estate, secondaries, commodities and transportation. Coverage includes sponsors located in the US, Europe, Latin America and Asia. During the past 11 years she has led teams that have provided subscription / capital call financings to 500+ Private Equity funds totaling equivalent USD 125+ bio of financings.

Prior to joining Wells Fargo Ms. Sklar led the strategic planning and business management of origination, client, product and strategic initiatives for the Global Funds business at WestLB AG (Financial Sponsors, Investment Advisors and the funds they manage) and managed strategic counterparty relationships with FIs in the Americas. She previously held positions in Securitization at both WestLB AG and Rothschild Inc. as well an asset manager (now merged) investing debt and equity on behalf of correspondent US insurance company relationships.

Ms. Sklar received a BS Degree in Economics from the University of Tennessee. She is a member of the Financial Womens Association of New Yorks Corporate Governance Committee, in addition to the Womens Bond Club. She holds Series 7, 63, 24 and 79 certifications and is licensed by the FSA. Ms. Sklar speaks regularly at industry conferences and contributes to industry publications.