23 June 2022

Hearing a lot about Employee Ownership Trusts? Learn Why This New Kid on the Block is Increasing in Popularity

#Employee Ownership Trust  #Succession Planning  #Selling A Business  

The Government introduced Employee Ownership Trusts (EOTs) back in the 2014 Finance Act to encourage more shareholders to transfer shares to a corporate structure (like the John Lewis model) which offered indirect employees share ownership.

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20 June 2022

Exit Options - Management Buyout Versus Employee Ownership Trust

#Employee Ownership Trust  #Management Buyout  #Succession Planning  

If you are at the stage where you’re considering your succession planning or possible exit options, and company culture and employees are a top priority, it may be worth considering a Management Buyout (MBO) or an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT).

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10 June 2022

Exit Options: From a Trade Sale to an Employee Ownership Trust

#Employee Ownership Trust  #Succession Planning  #Selling A Business  

There is no doubt about it that a trade sale will, by and large, generate a larger consideration than other exit opportunities, and the reason is mostly related to the usual obvious synergies in a trade sale, either a vertical buyer or a horizontal one.

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5 July 2021

A Business Owner's Dilemma – Trade Sale vs Employee Ownership Trust

#Employee Ownership Trust  #Selling A Business  #Shareholder  #Succession Planning  

For an owner-manager selling your business can feel like parting with your child, I know this for a fact, as not only have I been involved in over 400 transactions over the last 30+ years but I have also conducted a few personal ones.

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3 August 2020

Succession Planning and Business Exit - What Is The Best Solution For You?

#Business  #Development  #Selling A Business  #Succession Planning  #Management Buyout  #Employee Ownership Trust  

Exiting your business as an entrepreneur is a serious and heartfelt task. It will bring on a huge series of mixed emotions, as for most entrepreneurs it’s a once in a life time exit.

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