Time to Sell Your Business? An ESOP May Be the Answer
APRIL 26, 2019
It’s easy to start out as a solo practitioner and build a company as the skills from one’s career are directly transferrable, and overhead is quite low. Selling one’s company to an ESOP, an employee stock ownership plan, does just that. Selling to an ESOP preserves company culture and increases productivity, which generally ensures strong future performance. How does an ESOP work? In an ESOP transaction, owners essentially sell stock, whether some or all, to employees.