Morgan Stanley to Acquire Solium

On February 11, the equity compensation services firm Solium announced that it would be acquired by Morgan Stanley for $1.1 Canadian dollars ($830 million USD).

Media Highlights

Oregon Business referred to employee ownership as "the ultimate company benefit" in an article that profiles Swinerton Builders, Charter Mechanical Contractors, an

Hamilton, Employee Ownership, and New Ideas

In an editorial in the New York Daily News, Jove Oliver, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a former director of the Clinton Global Initiative, writes that Democra

Scottish Labour Leader Calls for More Employee Ownership

The leader of the Scottish Labour Party has called for more of an emphasis on employee ownership in Scotland, including giving workers a statutory preferential right to buy a company when it is put up for sale.

Howard Schultz and Employee Ownership

In other presidential news, Howard Schultz, the founder and former CEO of Starbucks, has gotten a lot of media attention for his possible run as an independent for President. Schultz was an early proponent of employee ownership.

Employee-Owned Rosendin Turns 100

Rosendin (formerly "Rosendin Electric"), a six-thousand-person employee-owned company based in San Jose, Calif., celebrates its 100th year in business in 2019.

Retail Downturn at John Lewis & Partners

John Lewis, the iconic UK department store and the flagship of the UK's employee ownership sector, announced in January that it would consider not paying its staff bonus.

Why Dansko Is Employee-Owned

Writing in Forbes, Susan Adams describes the day in August 2005 when Mandy Cabot decided not to sell her company, which sells wooden clogs, to a much larger company.