Wells Fargo has thinnest TLAC headroom globally

Bail-in funds sat 8% above required amount at end-June, smallest gap among the 25 banks subject to the standard

Wells Fargo retained the thinnest buffer to its total loss-absorbing capacity (TLAC) requirements among globally systemic lenders subject to the framework as of end-June, a Risk Quantum analysis shows, with the bank’s reserves of bail-in capital and liabilities at 8% above the minimum threshold.

The San Francisco-based bank had $289.1 billion in own funds and liabilities that can be written off in a crisis, equating to 23.1% of its risk-weighted assets (RWAs). This compared to a requirement of

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