by: Gilbert, Ronald J.; Parham, Jim
Source: The Beyster Institute
With all the news about company bankruptcies, increased government regulations, higher equipment costs and economic uncertainty, some motor-carrier owners are looking for options. If selling is the preferred option, owners then find themselves looking for the 'perfect buyer.' The only 'near-perfect' buyer that fits these criteria is an employee stock ownership plan, or ESOP as it is commonly known. While ESOPs are not a traditional method of exiting the trucking industry, they are becoming more common and should be considered.
Link: Opinion: Looking for the Perfect Buyer?
Publication Date: 2014-12-10