For Business Owners

Are you interested in selling your business?

  • Selling your business is hard.
  • Over 40% of all business owners are baby boomers who are 55 or older.
  • Less than 30% of business transition occurs within families.
  • Only 20% of businesses are sold.

Selling your company to employees does not mean:

  • You have to sell your company at a below- market rate.
  • You have to exit right away (You can be part of the employee-owned business)
  • The company will not perform better than now. Actually, an employee-owned business performs 30% better than a traditional company.

What benefits will you have?

  • You can sell your company at a market value.
  • You leave your legacy.
  • You get tax benefits.
  • You retain great employees.

Click here to learn more about conversion processes.

Benefits of Employee Ownership

Benefits for the Company

  • 8.5% Higher profit margins of EO companies.
  • 5% faster annual growth for sales and employment
  • 25% more likely to survive than traditional firms
  • 90% of worker cooperatives stay in business after compared to 20% of conventional firms
  • Tax benefits

Benefits for Employees

  • 92% of employee owners have a higher median household wealth
  • 33% higher median income from overall wages at all wage levels
  • Greater access to financial benefits
  • Better working conditions
  • Reduced risks of job loss
  • Tax benefits

Benefits for the Selling Owners

  • Creating a succession plan
  • Preserving the legacy of the company
  • Tax benefits
  • Rewarding and retaining employees
  • Creating a more resilient company

Benefits for the Economy

  • Worker co-ops keep wealth in the local economy
  • Healing the wealth gap
  • Fighting inequality
  • Boosting employment
  • Build wealth and higher standard of living
  • Benefits for disadvantaged communities