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Private family trust companies (PTCs) are an increasingly preferred fiduciary solution for family enterprise families.


PTCs allow families to efficiently manage complexity, maintain control, streamline succession planning, engage family members, manage risk and privacy concerns, and may involve both voting and non-voting family members — all in furtherance of family, financial, and planning goals.

Some states, including Wyoming, have authorized PTCs to serve as trustee to a family, which is broadly defined to include multiple generations and branches of an individual family. Willow Street is a Jackson, Wyoming-based trust and fiduciary services provider that specializes in advisory, governance, and operations for Wyoming PTCs. We are a sister company to Pathstone, an independent wealth management firm serving multigenerational families with complex needs. Our PTC Primer is an educational piece that reviews why families may choose to form a PTC, a common PTC structure, and the roles and responsibilities of key parties to the PTC. We are pleased to host a Family Enterprise USA webinar on December 6 focused on PTCs for family enterprise families, for which this piece will be useful framing.

About Pathstone
Pathstone is an independently owned and operated wealth management firm serving multigenerational families with complex needs, single-family offices, and foundations and endowments. Our comprehensive range of services and deep expertise goes far beyond investment management. Every client has different values, goals, and objectives. No two paths are the same. Our expansive capabilities and personal, in-depth approach enable us to customize our solutions and leverage best practices to accommodate each of our client’s unique needs. It’s what makes us Pathstone – The Family Office.​

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