As an experienced Escrow Agent, we support a broad range of asset types, including cash, property (including intellectual property), securities, contracts or other collateral. We have our own template Escrow agreements under a broad range of governing laws and the ability to work with both our own bank (The European Depositary Bank), as well as a number of third party banks. We operate Escrow accounts for GBP, Euro, USD and other G7 currencies.

Operating within the documented parameters set out in the Escrow agreement, we support Escrow requirements for a wide variety of transactions and services.

Benefits:
Services include:
  • Simple, straightforward, smooth and efficient processes.
  • Quick account opening process – in just a few days.
  • No minimum time periods or fixed periods – from one
    day to much longer.
  • No minimum size holdings.
  • The account is held as a client account with no comingling of funds / assets.
  • KYC is performed by a dedicated team with a strong Escrow background ensuring a quick and efficient process.
  • An alternative to Letters of Credit. Has the potential to negate liquidity and credit concerns as a consequence
    of Covid-19.

Escrow arrangements are commonly used in the following:

 

  • Mergers and acquisitions.
  • Project finance.
  • Capital raising and JV’s.
  • Litigation settlement funds.
  • Real estate and construction.
  • Pension scheme funding.
  • International trade finance.
  • Supply chain disruption.

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