Wilmington Trust and Family Business Magazine hosted a Delaware trust advantage for business owners webinar on October 10, featuring our own Alvina Lo and Jeff Wolken. The webinar provided a comprehensive look at the special challenges business owners face in structuring estate plans due to their needs for control, flexibility, asset protection, and confidentiality—and how a Delaware trust can be an excellent way to help address these important issues.
Collective investment trusts, the investment vehicles commonly known as CITs, are no longer the best kept secret in the multi-trillion-dollar U.S. retirement market. In fact, as of 2017, more than one-quarter of the $5.5-trillion in 401(k) assets in this country was invested in CITs, according to research firm Cerulli Associates.What are CITs?CITs are pooled, tax-exempt investment vehicles sponsored and maintained by a bank or trust company that also serves as the trustee.
Wilmington Trust’s Chief Wealth Strategist, Alvina Lo, shares her insights on this podcast hosted by Trusted Counsel: In Process: Conversations about Business in the 21st Century. In this segment, Is Your Business Ready to Sell, Alvina discusses what business owners and their chief executives should be thinking about in order to get their businesses to a point where they’re ready to be sold.