ESOP


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ESOP

 (ē′sŏp)
abbr.
Employee Stock Ownership Plan

ESOP

(ˈi sɒp)

n.
a plan under which a company's capital stock is acquired by its employees or workers.
[1970–75; e(mployee)s(tock)o(wnership)p(lan)]
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Noun1.ESOP - a program under which employees regularly accumulate shares and may ultimately assume control of the company
stock purchase plan - an organized plan for employees of a company to buy shares of its stock
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24 September 2014 -- California-based financial services firm Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE: WFC) said that Kim Abello has joined Wells Fargo Bank NA's commercial banking division to lead its ESOP efforts nationwide.
Professional firms uniquely match the common profile of an ideal ESOP candidate, which includes the following:
An ESOP can be a valuable mechanism to reward employees, provide liquidity for shareholders and promote productivity and employee loyalty in your company.
An ESOP allows business owners to sell all or part of their company to a retirement plan trust established on behalf of their employees.
MyESOPs On Demand, the SS platform, enables companies to automate their ESOP management process without investing in the software and hosting infrastructure.
Often, employees gain an ownership interest through an ESOP like the one created by Alaska Mining and Diving, stock awards, and stock purchases.
The office would provide outreach about the possibilities and benefits of employee ownership of S corporations and provide technical assistance to companies that may be interested in forming an S ESOP.
Driving performance, sharing of wealth with employees and inculcating an ownership culture are some of the objectives of ESOP schemes," says Ghate of ESOP Direct.
Despite this, ESOPs have never really lost sheen and continue to be preferred by companies and employees as a source of remuneration," says Harshu Ghate, co-Founder and CEO, ESOP Direct, which works in the field of equity compensation.
Ripperger: Manufacturing companies and professional services firms make up more than 20% of our ESOP prospects.
By addressing these misconceptions, you can help clients evaluate whether an ESOP is right for them based on their personal financial goals and their objectives for the company and employees.
An ESOP must meet specific requirements pertaining to coverage, nondiscrimination in contributions, limits on contributions, diversification of investments,