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July 25, 2014 | Sandy Shoemaker and Mike Madden

Is An Employee Stock Ownership Plan Right for Your Brewery?

In what may be the first sign of a trend in the craft brewing industry, both New Belgium Brewery in Fort Collins, Colorado, and Deschutes Brewery in Bend, Oregon, have completed a sale of at least part of the company to its employees. New Belgium transitioned from a partial to full ESOP-owned business and Deschutes has initiated a minority-ownership ESOP model. Read on »

November 15, 2013 | Sandy Shoemaker and Karla Whittenburg

Why Should I Consider an ESOP?

Over the past several years, the ability to think about business succession and transition has been difficult for most business owners.  But I have to say, none of us are getting any younger.  As you contemplate your golden years, Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs) are a vehicle that you should consider in your business transition plan.  Read on »