Can a majority shareholder remain in control of the company after selling stock to an ESOP?

Retain control following an ESOP transaction by selling only a minority interest in the company to the ESOP.

The best way to remain in control following an ESOP transaction is to sell only a minority interest in the company to the ESOP. In addition, a shareholder may participate in the administration of the ESOP, subject to the fiduciary requirements.

Read a case study on selling a minority stock interest in a Private Company.