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As the meeting adjourned, protesters from inside gathered with those outside and marched up Main Street to several downtown Wells Fargo locations, leaving chalk messages on the sidewalks outside the bank’s facilities. They were followed on their route by five Salt Lake City police officers, but there were no confrontations.
The last time Wells Fargo held its annual shareholders meeting outside its hometown of San Francisco was in 1998, when it was staged in Los Angeles. Next year’s meeting location hasn’t been announced.
Goldman Sachs is next for SLC
The New York City-based investment bank will hold its annual shareholders meeting in Salt Lake City on May 28. Goldman Sachs has about 1,500 employees in the valley, 5 percent of its worldwide total. Salt Lake City is Goldman Sachs’ second-largest operation in the U.S.
Wells Fargo shareholders in Utah
» 3,020 Utahns own shares in the San Francisco-based bank.
» Four institutional shareholders also own shares. They are:
Utah Retirement Systems, 729,563 shares
Alta Capital Management, 480,977 shares
Albion Financial Group, 27,175 shares
Zions Direct, 9,850 shares
Source: Wells Fargo
Tribune reporter Bob Mims and The Associated Press, contributed to this story
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