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Preserving and Protecting Business Capital

Fred Hopkins |
My Business

Learn about the benefits of a buy sell agreement.

A buy sell agreement is an invaluable tool to help preserve a business’ long-term viability.
It helps to ensure that each departing owner receives a fair price for his interest, and establishes a funding source for the purchase of each departing owner’s interest.
The agreement should be treated as a “living document” that will evolve as a business moves through its life cycle, and the owners’ personal circumstances change.


Choosing the Right Corporate Trustee

Corporate & Institutional

What attributes are most important for a trustee in today’s complex capital markets?

In today’s environment marked by greater scrutiny and the need for quick, accurate, and transparent execution, selecting the right trustee is critical.
Choosing a trustee requires considerable thought and a clearly defined understanding of your organization’s objectives for a given transaction.

Today’s capital markets are more complex and interconnected than ever before.


The Use of SPVs in Asset Securitizations

The Wilmington Trust Equipment Finance Team |
Corporate & Institutional

Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs) are an integral part of many structured finance transactions, particularly asset securitizations.

SPVs can be created through a variety of entities, such as trusts, corporations, limited partnerships, and limited liability corporations.
In some cases, it may be desirable to remove assets and their corresponding liabilities from the balance sheet of the company, and a sale of the assets to an SPV will accomplish this.