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Corporate Escrow Services | Wilmington Trust
Corporate & Institutional


Your escrow arrangements typically require specific solutions – either simple or highly-customized. Discover Wilmington Trust's corporate escrow services and benefit from customization, accuracy, and efficiency with each type of transaction.

Experience and service that benefits you

We match services and solutions to client needs. Then we go beyond and provide dynamic reporting, documentation, and daily liquidity on escrowed capital.

Capabilities include:
Customized Escrow Solutions

Real Estate
Asset purchases, construction, retainage, "good faith" deposits, title insurance, rent guarantee insurance
Mitigates risk of nonpayment, uncompleted work, or improper work

1031 Exchanges
(In-house Escrow Agent and Qualified Intermediary)
Tax-advantaged transfer of qualifying assets
Compliance with laws governing exchanges, timely options for replacement, guarding the transaction tax benefits

Class action suite, mass tort litigation, qualified settlement funds, environmental trusts
Funds are protected on bank's trust platform pending final court rulings and distribution to claimants

Capital Funding
Subscription escrows, EB-5 investments, SPACs
Safekeeping investor proceeds when aggregating funds for a specified project purpose

Mergers & Acquisitions
Indemnity holdbacks, earn-outs, and "good faith" deposits
Protect against impairment due to breaches of indemnities. Signals to counterparty that funding is in place

Learn more about 1031 Like-Kind Exchanges.

Contact an experienced escrow specialist and let us guide you through the nuances of each type of escrow solution.

These services are provided by Wilmington Trust, N.A.

Wilmington Trust 1031 Exchange LLC (WTEX1031) is a nationwide provider of qualified intermediary services. Our professionals have facilitated exchanges of all kinds in nearly every state, and internationally. They will coordinate with your attorney and other professionals to facilitate a smooth transaction at every step. We can help you complete both the disposition of your existing asset and the acquisition of your new one–from contract to closing.

IRC Section 1031 allows taxpayers to defer the gain on the disposition of business or investment real estate, if that real estate is replaced with like-kind real estate, within specific timeframes. Consult your tax or legal advisor for additional information on the requirements and limitations of such exchanges. Wilmington Trust 1031 Exchange LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wilmington Trust, N.A. *Wilmington Trust 1031 Exchange LLC does not provide tax or legal advice to clients.

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Wilmington Trust is a registered service mark, used in connection with various fiduciary and non-fiduciary services, including trustee, custodial, agency, investment management, and other services, offered to trust, individual, and institutional clients by certain subsidiaries and affiliates of Wilmington Trust Corporation. Such subsidiaries and affiliates include, but are not limited to, Manufacturers & Traders Trust Company (M&T Bank), Wilmington Trust Company (operating in Delaware only), Wilmington Trust, N.A., Wilmington Trust Investment Advisors, Inc. (WTIA), Wilmington Funds Management Corporation (WFMC), and Wilmington Trust Investment Management, LLC (WTIM). Wilmington Trust Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of M&T Bank Corporation.

International corporate and institutional services are offered through Wilmington Trust Corporation's international affiliates.

Loans, credit cards, retail and business deposits, and other business and personal banking services and products are offered by M&T Bank, member FDIC.

WTIA, WFMC, and WTIM are investment advisers registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Registration with the SEC does not imply any level of skill or training. Additional Information about WTIA, WFMC, and WTIM is also available on the SEC's website at adviserinfo.sec.gov.

Brokerage services and insurance products are offered by M&T Securities, Inc. (member FINRA/SIPC), not by M&T Bank, Wilmington Trust Company, or Wilmington Trust, N.A.

Private Banking is the marketing name for an offering of M&T Bank deposit and loan products and services.

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