Inštitut za ekonomsko demokracijo

Zgodbe iz sveta in Slovenije

Ponedeljkove objave na temo ekonomske demokracije.

ESOP history: A quick overview

ESOP history: A quick overview

In a nutshell, the employee share ownership plan (ESOP) is a leveraged buyout mechanism that leads to employee ownership. Given that the employees of the company are the only group of people who have a natural self-interest in the long-term success of the company the local community and the local environment, ESOPs bring a lot of positive effects.

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Notes on Valuation in ESOP Transactions

Notes on Valuation in ESOP Transactions

A valuation of shares for an ESOP is quite different from a valuation for a sale to some outside third party. When a valuation is done for the purposes of setting up an ESOP (e.g., a net-asset valuation), the seller should not think this is what he would get from selling to a strategic buyer (e.g., a competitor) or to a private equity firm.

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