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WELLS FARGO & COMPANY

TO

CITIBANK, N.A.,

Trustee

INDENTURE

Dated as of February 21, 2017

Senior Debt Securities


WELLS FARGO & COMPANY

Reconciliation and tie between Trust Indenture Act of 1939 and

Indenture, dated as of February 21, 2017

Trust Indenture Act Section Indenture Section

§310(a)(1)

609

(a)(2)

609

(a)(3)

Not Applicable

(a)(4)

Not Applicable

(b)

608, 610

§311(a)

613

(b)

613

§312(a)

701, 702(a)

(b)

702(b)

(c)

702(c)

§313(a)

703(a)

(b)

703(a)

(c)

703(a)

(d)

703(b)

§314(a)

704, 1007

(b)

Not Applicable

(c)(1)

102

(c)(2)

102

(c)(3)

Not Applicable

(d)

Not Applicable

(e)

102

§315(a)

601

(b)

602

(c)

601

(d)

601

(e)

514

§316(a)(1)(A)

502, 512

(a)(1)(B)

513

(a)(2)

Not Applicable

(b)

508

(c)

104(h)

§317(a)(1)

503

(a)(2)

504

(b)

1003

§318(a)

107

Note: This reconciliation and tie shall not, for any purpose, be deemed to be part of the Indenture.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Page

Parties

1

Recitals

1

ARTICLE ONE

Definitions and Other Provisions of General Application

Section 101. Definitions

1

Act

2

Affiliate

2

Authorized Newspaper

2

Bearer Security

2

Board of Directors

2

Board Resolution

2

Business Day

2

Capital Stock

3

Clearstream

3

Commission

3

Company

3

Company Request" and "Company Order

3

Corporate Trust Office

3

corporation

3

coupon

3

Covenant Breach

3

Debt Securities

4

Defaulted Interest

4

Depositary

4

Designated Currency

4

Dollar" or "$

4

Eligible Instruments

4

Euroclear

4

Event of Default

4

Exchange Act

5

Exchange Rate

5

Exchange Rate Agent

5

Exchange Rate Officer’s Certificate

5

Foreign Currency

5

Global Exchange Agent

5

Global Exchange Date

5

Global Security

5

Holder

5

Indenture

5

interest

5

Interest Payment Date

5


Maturity

5

Officers’ Certificate

6

Opinion of Counsel

6

Original Issue Discount Security

6

Outstanding

6

Paying Agent

6

Person

7

Place of Payment

7

Predecessor Security

7

Principal Subsidiary Bank

7

Redemption Date

7

Redemption Price

7

Registered Security

7

Regular Record Date

7

Remarketing Entity

7

Repayment Date

7

Repayment Price

7

Responsible Officer

8

Security Register

8

Special Record Date

8

Stated Maturity

8

Subsidiary

8

Subsidiary Bank

8

Trust Indenture Act

8

Trustee

8

United States

8

United States Alien

8

U.S. Government Obligations

9

Voting Stock

9

Section 102.

Compliance Certificates and Opinions

9

Section 103.

Form of Documents Delivered to Trustee

10

Section 104.

Acts of Holders

10

Section 105.

Notices, etc., to Trustee and Company

12

Section 106.

Notice to Holders; Waiver

12

Section 107.

Conflict with Trust Indenture Act

13

Section 108.

Effect of Headings and Table of Contents

14

Section 109.

Successors and Assigns

14

Section 110.

Separability Clause

14

Section 111.

Benefits of Indenture

14

Section 112.

Governing Law

14

Section 113.

Legal Holidays

14

Section 114.

Counterparts

14

Section 115.

Force Majeure

15

Section 116.

U.S.A. Patriot Act

15

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ARTICLE TWO

Debt Security Forms

Section 201.

Forms Generally

15

Section 202.

Form of Trustee’s Certificate of Authentication

16

Section 203.

Debt Securities in Global Form

16

ARTICLE THREE

The Debt Securities

Section 301.

Amount Unlimited; Issuance in Series

17

Section 302.

Denominations

20

Section 303.

Execution, Authentication, Delivery and Dating

20

Section 304.

Temporary Debt Securities

23

Section 305.

Registration; Registration of Transfer and Exchange

25

Section 306.

Mutilated, Destroyed, Lost and Stolen Debt Securities

29

Section 307.

Payment of Interest; Interest Rights Preserved

30

Section 308.

Persons Deemed Owners

32

Section 309.

Cancellation

32

Section 310.

Computation of Interest

32

Section 311.

Certification by a Person Entitled to Delivery of a Bearer Security

33

Section 312.

Judgments

33

ARTICLE FOUR

Satisfaction and Discharge

Section 401.

Satisfaction and Discharge of Indenture

33

Section 402.

Application of Trust Money and Eligible Instruments

35

Section 403.

Satisfaction, Discharge and Defeasance of Debt Securities of any Series

36

ARTICLE FIVE

Remedies

Section 501.

Events of Default

38

Section 502.

Acceleration of Maturity; Rescission and Annulment

39

Section 503.

Collection of Indebtedness and Suits for Enforcement by Trustee

40

Section 504.

Trustee May File Proofs of Claim

41

Section 505.

Trustee May Enforce Claims without Possession of Debt Securities or Coupons

42

Section 506.

Application of Money Collected

42

Section 507.

Limitation on Suits

42

Section 508.

Unconditional Right of Holders to Receive Principal, Premium and Interest

43

Section 509.

Restoration of Rights and Remedies

43

Section 510.

Rights and Remedies Cumulative

44

Section 511.

Delay or Omission Not Waiver

44

Section 512.

Control by Holders of Debt Securities

44

Section 513.

Waiver of Past Defaults

44

Section 514.

Undertaking for Costs

45

Section 515.

Waiver of Stay or Extension Laws

45

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ARTICLE SIX

The Trustee

Section 601.

Certain Duties and Responsibilities

46

Section 602.

Notice of Default

47

Section 603.

Certain Rights of Trustee

47

Section 604.

Not Responsible for Recitals or Issuance of Debt Securities

48

Section 605.

May Hold Debt Securities or Coupons

49

Section 606.

Money Held in Trust

49

Section 607.

Compensation and Reimbursement

49

Section 608.

Disqualification; Conflicting Interests

50

Section 609.

Corporate Trustee Required; Eligibility

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