Specialized Services for Companies with Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOP)

PRIMARY CONTACT: Peter J. Lieberman

With more than 30 years of experience, the Schneider Downs Investment Banking team provides a wide range of ESOP consulting and related services including:

  • ESOP feasibility analysis, including leveraged and non-leveraged transactions
  • ESOP design consulting and documentation
  • C Corp ESOPs and Section 1042 transactions
  • S Corp ESOPs and C to S Strategies
  • Evaluating and restructuring existing ESOPs
  • Repurchase liability studies
  • ESOP administration, recordkeeping and compliance testing services
  • ERISA audits for ESOPs
  • Preparation of Forms 1099-R, 945 and 5500
  • Design and Implementation of ESOP Distribution Policy
  • Distribution/Diversification Processing and Reporting
  • IRC 409(p) Testing
  • Preparation of ESOP individual account statements
  • Combination ESOP/401(k) plan KSOPs

About Schneider Downs Corporate Finance

Schneider Downs Corporate Finance is a leading, full-service investment banking, corporate finance and strategic advisory firm serving the needs of mid-market and small companies. With close to 100 combined years of financial transaction and executive management experience across a broad spectrum of industries and client situations, our focus is to provide premier advisory services in the areas of company sales and divestitures, acquisitions, fund-raising and strategic advisory. Learn more about our additional services at www.schneiderdowns.com/investment-banking.

Schneider Downs Corporate Finance, LP is a registered broker/dealer. Member FINRA/SIPC.

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                                    Company impacted by ransomware.
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Company impacted by ransomware.
big thinking:
Restore system on-site and avoid six-figure ransom.
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Inefficient tax credit realization.
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Identified a $900,000 tax credit, nearly twice as much as prior years.
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