Corporate Trust > Collateral Trust
Computershare Corporate Trust is an industry leader with decades of experience as a provider of trustee and sophisticated agency services. Since the acquisition of Wells Fargo CTS in November 2021, our team of more than 2,000 employees continues our commitment to delivering the highest standards of service and value to our entire client base.
Insurance and surety-related collateral expertise
Our dedicated team understands the challenges and costs associated with posting collateral. That's why we offer simple and comprehensive alternatives to letters of credit (LOCs) for your insurance and surety-related collateral requirements.
The trust advantage
Our trust products provide direct advantages for your business:
- The trust is usually significantly less expensive than an LOC
- The income from the trust is the property of the depositor
- The assets in the trust generally remain on the books of the depositor vs. liability
- The trust is a widely accepted form of collateral in the insurance, captive, reinsurance, corporate deductible, and ILS industries
- The draw-down characteristics are similar to those of an LOC
- Unlike the LOC, the trust does not need to be renewed each year, eliminating the time and effort needed for the LOC renewal process
- The trust can often replace multiple LOCs posted to the same carrier
Resources that support your business
Find the information you need to make effective business decisions. Our trust professionals are industry experts who can work with you to address your insurance and surety-related collateral needs.