Business Succession Planning - Considering Employee Ownership

Over the next 10 years 2.5 million baby boomer business owners will be looking to transfer ownership of their business.

Does this sound like you?

In our new video series in conjunction with The ESOP Association we will explore the benefits of transferring ownership of your business to your employees. If you're a business owner or executive, please watch the videos below to learn more!

Learn from Those Who Have Made The Transition to Employee Ownership

Harpoon Brewery ESOP Story

Hear the story about how one of the first craft brewery in the nation became one of the most successful employee owned breweries in the world.

Bob's Red Mill ESOP Story

You may recognize him from the cover of your favorite flour or oatmeal, Bob Moore, founder of Bob's Red Mill, based in Portland, OR, tells the story of his company's transition to employee ownership through an ESOP.

Business Succession - Introduction to ESOPs

Introduction to ESOPs - Maintaining Your Legacy

What is an ESOP and how do business owners decide to transition ownership of their business, and often their life’s work, to their employees?

Structuring an ESOP

In this video a group of professional advisors discuss how employee owned companies with an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) are structured.

ESOP Formation

The 4th Option - A video series on ESOP Formation from The ESOP Association and The Employee Ownership Foundation

Most business owners know that there are three options when planning for retirement.

  1. They can sell their business.
  2. They can, pass the business to a member of their family.
  3. They can close up shop.

But, there’s a fourth option. One that allows a business owner to sell the business to the people who care most about its success, the employees. It’s called an Employee Stock Ownership Plan. This type of succession plan happens on the business owner’s timeline and ensure the business stays open, local, and in the hands of people who are passionate about the legacy of the company. In this exciting new series you will hear from ESOP companies in multiple different industries, and their seasoned advisors, about what an ESOP is and if it’s right for you.

Check back here!
Over the next year The ESOP Association and Employee Ownership Foundation will be releasing new videos every few weeks. Don't miss out!