Representative ESOP Experience

SES ESOP Strategies has installed Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs) for more than 500 companies and has completed more than 1,000 transactions. Along with our affiliated law firm, Stevens & Lee, and our affiliated investment bank, Griffin Financial Group, we work with companies nationwide across all industries not only to install their plans, but also to forge a partnership throughout the ESOP lifecycle. Here is a sampling of the recent work we have done for our clients.

SES ESOP Strategies Served as Exclusive Company Financial Advisor and Stevens & Lee Served as Legal Counsel to American Reading Company for Transition to 100% ESOP Owned


Belshire raised senior debt financing and complete transition to become 100 percent employee owned

Griffin Financial Group Served as Exclusive Investment Banker and Stevens & Lee Served as Legal Counsel to Belshire Environmental Services for Transition to 100% ESOP Owned, Including Raising Senior Debt Financing


HPA Completed Transition to become 100 percent ESOP owned

Stevens & Lee Served as Legal Counsel to ESOP Trustee for the Transition of HPA to 100% ESOP Owned


Applied Controls completed sale of ESOP owned Company

Griffin Financial Group Served as Exclusive Investment Banker and Stevens & Lee Served as Legal Counsel to Applied Controls for Company Acquisition by SunSource


Advanced Conversion Techology raised senior debt and completed transition to 100 percent ESOP owned

SES ESOP Strategies Served as Exclusive Company Financial Advisor and Stevens & Lee Served as Legal Counsel to Advanced Conversion Technology for Transition to 100% ESOP Owned, Including Raising Senior Debt Financing


Mechanical Contractors Completed transition to become 100 percent ESOP owned

SES ESOP Strategies Served as Exclusive Company Financial Advisor and Stevens & Lee Served as Legal Counsel to Mechanical Contractors, Inc. for Transition to 100% ESOP Owned


Coho Partners established a minority ESOP

SES ESOP Strategies Served as Exclusive Company Financial Advisor and Stevens & Lee Served as Legal Counsel to Coho Partners for New Minority ESOP

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Stockwell Elastomerics Established new minority ESOP

Stevens & Lee Served as Legal Counsel to Stockwell Elastomerics for New Minority ESOP


Pittsburg Tank and Tower Group accomplished last stage in transtiion to 100 percent ESOP owned

Stevens & Lee Served as Legal Counsel to ESOP Trustee for Final Stage Transition of Pittsburg Tank & Tower Group to 100% ESOP Owned


Flocknote established a new minority ESOP

SES ESOP Strategies Served as Exclusive Company Financial Advisor and Stevens & Lee Served as Legal Counsel to Flocknote for New Minority ESOP

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McKene Defense Concluded Sale of ESOP owned company

Stevens & Lee Served as Legal Counsel to McKean Defense Group for Company Acquisition by Noblis


GIS Inc completed sale of minority ESOP owned company

Stevens & Lee Served as Legal Counsel to Geographic Information Services for Company Acquisition by Continental Mapping Consultants (now Axim Geospatial)

SES ESOP Strategies Served as Exclusive Company Financial Advisor and Stevens & Lee Served as Legal Counsel to CVM for Transition to 100% ESOP Owned, Including Raising Senior Debt Financing


Anderson raised senior debt financing and completed transaction to become 100 percent ESOP owned

SES ESOP Strategies Served as Exclusive Company Financial Advisor and Stevens & Lee Served as Legal Counsel to Anderson for Transition to 100% ESOP Owned, Including Raising Senior Debt Financing

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Four Sea Group last stage transition to 100 percent ESOP

SES ESOP Strategies Served as Exclusive Company Financial Advisor and Stevens & Lee Served as Legal Counsel to Four Sea Group for Last Stage Transition to 100% ESOP Owned


Bollman Hat Company completed transition to 100 percent ESOP owned

Stevens & Lee Served as Legal Counsel to Bollman Hat Company for Last Stage Transition to 100% ESOP Owned


Antech completed transition to become 100 percent employee owned

SES ESOP Strategies Served as Exclusive Company Financial Advisor and Stevens & Lee Served as Legal Counsel to Antech Systems for Transition to 100% ESOP Owned


HCSS completed sale of ESOP owned company

Stevens & Lee Served as Legal Counsel to ESOP Trustee for Company Acquisition of Partially ESOP Owned HCSS by Thoma Bravo


Interstate Drywall completed transition to 100 percent ESOP owned

Stevens & Lee Served as Legal Counsel to Interstate Drywall for Transition to 100% ESOP Owned


JDAVIS raised senior debt financing and completed transition to become 100 percent ESOP owned

SES ESOP Strategies Served as Exclusive Company Financial Advisor and Stevens & Lee Served as Legal Counsel to JDAVIS for Transition to 100% ESOP Owned, Including Raising Senior Debt Financing

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Dungarees raised senior debt financing and transitioned to 100 percent ESOP owned

SES ESOP Strategies Served as Exclusive Company Financial Advisor and Stevens & Lee Served as Legal Counsel to Dungarees for Transition to 100% ESOP Owned, Including Raising Senior Debt Financing


Lane Enterprises ESOP company acquired Pacific Corrugated Pipe Company

Stevens & Lee Served as Legal Counsel to ESOP Owned Lane Enterprises for Acquisition of Pacific Corrugated Pipe Company


Lee Building Products Completed sale of ESOP owned Company

Stevens & Lee Served as Legal Counsel to ESOP Trustee for Acquisition of ESOP Owned Lee Masonry into ESOP Merger of ESOP Owned Lee Masonry with and into Houchens Industries


Lullabot completed transition to become 100 percent ESOP owned

SES ESOP Strategies Served as Exclusive Company Financial Advisor and Stevens & Lee Served as Legal Counsel to Lullabot for Transition to 100% ESOP Owned

1A Auto Established a New Minority ESOP

SES ESOP Strategies Served as Exclusive Company Financial Advisor and Stevens & Lee Served as Legal Counsel to 1A Auto for New Minority ESOP


Dorian Drake completed a transition to 100 percent ESOP

SES ESOP Strategies Served as Exclusive Company Financial Advisor and Stevens & Lee Served as Legal Counsel to Dorian Drake for Last Stage Transition to 100% ESOP Owned


Greyhawk completed 100 transaction to beoome 100 percent ESOP owned

Stevens & Lee Served as Legal Counsel to Greyhawk North America for Transition to 100% ESOP Owned


Harold Beck completed transition to become 100 percent ESOP owned

SES ESOP Strategies Served as Exclusive Company Financial Advisor and Stevens & Lee Served as Legal Counsel to Harold Beck & Sons for Transition to 100% ESOP Owned

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Tri_m Completed Transition to Become 100 Percent Employee owned

SES ESOP Strategies Served as Exclusive Company Financial Advisor and Stevens & Lee Served as Legal Counsel to Tri-M for Transition to 100% ESOP Owned


Northumberland National Bank established a minority ESOP

Griffin Financial Group Served as Exclusive Company Financial Advisor and Stevens & Lee Served as Legal Counsel to Northumberland National Bank for New Minority ESOP


Rhoads Energy Established a Minority ESOP

SES ESOP Strategies Served as Exclusive Company Financial Advisor and Stevens & Lee Served as Legal Counsel to Rhoads Energy for New Minority ESOP


Golden Artist Colors completed final stage transition to 100 percent ESOP

Stevens & Lee Served as Legal Counsel to ESOP Trustee for Last Stage Transition of Golden Artist Colors to 100% ESOP Owned


Power Plumbing completed sale of ESOP owned company

Stevens & Lee Served as Legal Counsel to ESOP Trustee for Acquisition of ESOP Owned Power Plumbing by Peltram Plumbing Holdings


Kaestle Boos Associates completed transition to become 100 percent ESOP owned

Stevens & Lee Served as Legal Counsel to ESOP Trustee for Transition of Kaestle Boos to 100% ESOP Owned


TransSystems concluded sale of ESOP owned company

Stevens & Lee Served as Legal Counsel to ESOP Trustee for Acquisition of ESOP Owned TranSystems by Sentinel Capital Partners