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Bank Trust and Escrow Agent Services

As business transactions become global, risk mitigation becomes the top priority in every transaction. The Bank acts in a neutral capacity pursuant to executed Escrow Agreements entered among transaction parties, holding in trust and escrow client funds and valuables. 

Trust & Global: Many companies and individuals turn to NIB&T’s Bank Trust and Escrow Agent Services to facilitate their transactions. The Bank’s experienced trust and escrow professionals understand cross-border transactions in all major jurisdictions and offer tailored solutions to any escrow transaction structure that best works for a client. 

Escrow Bank Accounts: The Bank opens segregated client escrow bank accounts to accommodate transactions in all major currencies across many jurisdictions. 

Experience Matters: The Bank’s Trust and Escrow Agent Services team offers speed, innovation, and global execution capabilities to any complex transaction. NIB&T develops a personalized suite of comprehensive trust and escrow solutions that support a wide variety of transactions, including attorney trust accounts, real estate closings, Mergers and Acquisitions, Debt Capital Markets, and Cross Border Transactions. 

Beyond trust and escrow services, Nevis International Bank & Trust also offers a variety of investment, foreign exchange and payment services to support every transaction. 

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escrow accounts, Merger & Acquisition SUpport

Nevis International Bank & Trust offers a full range of bank escrow services to support Merger & Acquisition transactions around the globe, including:

  • Holdback Escrows: Our Holdback Accounts mitigate transaction risk by offering a way for the buyer to seek claims for false representations or breaches of warranty. Nevis International Bank & Trust’s Holdback Accounts enable clients to place a portion of the purchase price in escrow until the terms of an agreement are satisfied.

  • Good Faith Deposits: We offer Good Faith Deposits, which allow for a portion of the transaction purchase price to be held in escrow to help buyers and sellers initiate negotiations, facilitate bidding, and ultimately finalize a mutually favorable contract.

  • Closing Agent Escrows: Escrow Accounts to facilitate the exchange of the company stock from the seller for cash payment from the buyer.

  • Paying Agent Services: A tailored service to disburse funds to the selling shareholders directly from an escrow account.
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Debt Capital Markets Support

Nevis International Bank & Trust offers escrow solutions for corporate and private equity entities issuing bonds or receiving loans, including:

  • Bond and Loan Issuance: We provide corporate and private equity firms with escrows that segregate bond and loan proceeds and can be used for a variety of transactions. Our Bond and Loan Issuance services can also help mitigate the risk of proceeds being used for unintended purposes.

  • Other Lending Services: Ability to hold assets in escrow as collateral for loans to help mitigate the risk of default for the lender

Cross-Border Transaction Support

Escrow arrangements for cross-border transactions typically require unique solutions, whether simple or highly customized. At Nevis International Bank & Trust, our dedicated team of global experts has comprehensive knowledge of governing laws and jurisdictions across the U.S., Europe, Asia, Africa, Central/South America, and the Caribbean regions and help clients coordinate across time zones and jurisdictions, and help minimize cross-border transaction risk.

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