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Mergers & Acquisitions

Escrow Agent

Benefit from our full-scale offering of escrow services. From pre-closing funding escrows to the standard indemnity and everything in between, our team can help.

Why choose Wilmington trust

We are a team you can trust with every aspect of your escrow needs.

We are part of the M&T corporate family, one of the most financially sound and successful companies in the U.S. financial services industry.
Our strong credit rating, as well as being a regulated financial institution, helps mitigate your counterparty risk.
Our experienced team services 3,700 engagements annually with an extreme focus on customization, accuracy, and responsiveness. 
Your escrow and paying agent needs are serviced entirely by one cohesive and collaborative team of in-house specialists to structure and affect a successful exchange.

Work with a Team Who Understands Your Needs

From start to finish, your experience with us is unique to your specific deal.

Efficient Review Process

Our team focuses exclusively on M&A transactions, allowing for an efficient agreement and KYC due diligence review process.

Dedicated Account Manager

Every deal has one primary Know Your Client contact strategically embedded within our team for efficienct industry-tailored services.

Industry-Tailored Services

Our responsiveness and tailored service helps to provide industry-setting processing times and accuracy.

thought leadership

Why Hire a Professional Shareholder Representative?

The concept of a professional shareholder representative has been used on thousands of mergers and acquisitions transactions over the past 10 years, however there are still some target companies that choose to elect a management member or institutional investor to fill that role.

Mergers & Acquisitions Insights

Managing the process both in front of and behind the scenes requires a trusted approach and partner.

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Escrow Insights

Our experience comes from being there to understand our clients’ unique needs at the beginning of the process and beyond.

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Corporate Trust & Agency

A wide range of business ventures and timely content on fluid and evolving retirement landscape for plan sponsors and advisors.

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contact a specialist

Your transaction deserves a dedicated and experienced administrative team.

Our M&A professionals understand what it takes to make a transaction successful. We get to know each client’s individual needs, help them troubleshoot any potential issues, and bring our niche experience to the table to provide a smooth closing and post-closing period.

Fiona Boger

Managing Director, Mergers & Acquisitions

Shareholder Representative engagements are offered through a Wilmington Trust, N.A. subsidiary, WT Representative, LLC.

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