NCEO Board Election Closes on January 17

Over 300 people have voted in the election for the NCEO's board of directors, and balloting will close this Friday, January 17, at 5 pm Pacific time.

NCEO Board Election: Ballots Open on January 7

Members in good standing of the NCEO will receive an email on Tuesday, January 7, 2020, announcing the board elections. The email will include a link to a confidential electronic ballot.

SECURE Act Changes Rules for Required Minimum Distributions

One provision in the recently enacted SECURE Act provides that required minimum distributions for former plan participants who still have accounts now do not have to start until those participants reach age 72.

WeWork Spinoff Conductor Becomes Employee-Owned

The troubled firm WeWork bought the SEO and content marketing company Conductor in 2018 for $120 million. After WeWork announced it would spin off Conductor, the company's founder Seth Besmertnik reported that he—and all 250 of his coworkers—would be the new owners.

Reactions to New Belgium’s Sale

Because New Belgium Brewing has been one of the best-known employee-owned companies in the United States, its prospective sale to the Japanese brewing conglomerate Kirin has provoked many reactio

2020 NCEO Webinar Schedule Announced

NCEO webinars, one of our more popular member benefits, allow easy access to high-quality and relevant educational content throughout the ESOP community.

What Does the Sale of New Belgium Brewing Mean for Employee Ownership?

Employees are expected to vote soon to approve the sale of New Belgium Brewing (maker of Fat Tire beer and other brands), the fourth-largest craft brewery in the U.S. and the largest ESOP-owned craft brewery, to Lion Little World Beverages, a subsidiary of the Japanese beverage giant Kirin.

New Belgium Sold to Beer Conglomerate

The iconic employee-owned company New Belgium Brewing announced today that it would be acquired by subsidiary of Japanese company Kirin Holdings Company Limited.

Nominations Open for the NCEO's Board of Directors

Annual elections for the board of directors of the National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO) will take place in January, and members in good standing are invited to nominate themselves or other members during the nomination window, from now until December 13.