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Selling The Company
(Concurrent Sessions 9)
Wednesday, October 4 :: 11:25–12:10
Sometimes the best choice is to sell to an attractive buyer. ESOPs present a number
of specific legal issues; this session discusses how to make this process safe and effective.
Anthony J. Dolan
Prairie Capital Advisors, Inc.
Anthony is a director at Prairie Capital Advisors. Anthony has significant experience advising private companies and shareholders on mergers and acquisitions, capital raising, leveraged ESOPs, and strategic advisory engagements in the middle market. He has diverse experience executing transactions in the business services, industrial products, food and beverage, and general distribution industries. Prior to joining Prairie, Anthony was an investment professional with Alpha Capital Partners and NM Group Global LLC, a multi-national industrial holding company.
William A. Stewart
PCE Investment Bankers
A PCE partner and the head of the firm's ESOP practice, Will Stewart is considered an expert in the ESOP community. Since joining PCE in 2004, he has closed more than $2 billion in ESOP transactions and is a frequent speaker, panelist and presenter at both regional and national investment-focused conferences and events. Having a deep understanding of the benefits business owners and employees can realize through an ESOP, Will welcomes the opportunity to advise owners on all of their transaction options. He offers his clients a personalized approach in identifying, implementing and executing an ESOP suitably structured for the future well-being and sustainability of their business.