From October 2018, our archive presentation provides an overview of ESOPs and their advantages, and then takes a deeper-dive into some of the key elements of assessing whether an ESOP is feasible (e.g., valuation, financing, management succession, and operating with an ESOP).
This session was presented at The ESOP Association's 4th Annual Great Lakes Regional Conference held October 18th - 19th, 2018 at the Kalahari Resort in Sandusky, Ohio by Brian D. Bornino, CPA/ABV, CFA, CBA, Director of Valuation & Financial Opinion Services at GBQ Consulting LLC, Columbus, OH (Moderator); David L. Bosch, Primary Consultant Defined Contribution and Cash Balance Division at Watkins Ross, Grand Rapids, MI; and Andrew J. Manchir, ASA, CMA, CEPA, Director of Valuation and ESOP Services Groups at Katz, Sapper & Miller, Indianapolis, IN.
The presentation featured in today's podcast was originally aired on October 23, 2018 in Episode 48, "Assessing the Feasibility of an ESOP."
Episode 116 Notes
This presentation is for business owners considering a sale to their employees through an ESOP. It provides an overview of ESOPs and their advantages, and then takes a deeper-dive into some of the key elements of assessing whether an ESOP is feasible (e.g., valuation, financing, management succession, and operating with an ESOP). We also discuss case studies of successful transitions to employee ownership through an ESOP.
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