Time to Sell Your Business? An ESOP May Be the Answer

Strategy Driven

These companies are often founded to capitalize on a perceived market opportunity and grow over time until eventually the owner has a healthy, and profitable company. Let’s assume you started a digital marketing agency, a realistic example, given this industry is hot.

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Why the U.S. Needs More Worker-Owned Companies

Harvard Business Review

And some companies with employee majority-owned stock programs, such as Publix Super Markets and outerwear maker W.L. Some businesses with employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) are converting into structures that more closely resemble worker co-ops. ” The company maintained the tax advantages of an ESOP, but distributed the shares in a way that would give employees with lower salaries greater voting power. Klaus Meinhardt/Getty Images.

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Huawei: A Case Study of When Profit Sharing Works

Harvard Business Review

It is the only Chinese company that receives more sales revenue from markets outside China (67%) than from inside it. isn’t one of those markets. At Huawei’s inception, Zhengfei designed the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).

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