Victor E. Williams
Wells Fargo Securities’ Technology, Media & Telecom M&A practice
Mr. Williams is the co-head of Wells Fargo Securities’ Technology, Media & Telecom M&A practice, and is a member of the firm’s Fairness Opinions Committee. During his career in investment banking, he has worked on over 60 engaged transactions and completed over $30 billion (in enterprise value) of domestic and cross-border financial advisory assignments including mergers, corporate sales and divestitures, acquisitions, joint ventures, public shareholder buyouts, hostile defense assignments and fairness opinions.
Mr. Williams joined a predecessor firm of Wells Fargo Securities in 2003. Previously, he served as a Vice President in the Investment Banking Division at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in New York, and as an associate in Goldman's Mergers and Acquisitions department. Mr. Williams received undergraduate degrees in Applied Math and Economics (honors) from Brown University, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Mr. Williams is a citizen of Sierra Leone and attended primary and secondary school in Freetown before proceeding to the United States for further studies. He has a long-standing interest in African economic development and was a founder of the Africa Business Club at HBS. He has participated in numerous conferences on African business and finance, and has consulted to private equity firms and entrepreneurs on investments in African countries.
Mr. Williams lives in Charlotte, North Carolina.