<h1 class="entry-title">Category: Employee Ownership Trusts</h1>
leadership importance in transition to eot and mbo

Ownership Transition: Why good leadership is vital for a successful EOT or MBO

Embarking on an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT) or a Management Buyout (MBO) as an exit option has become popular for business owners. The choice reflects your values and commitment to the long-term success and sustainability of your business. However, the journey isn’t without challenges, particularly be aware of a potential gap in leadership and skills […]

Will's EOT Mentoring Story

Will’s Mentoring Story

Will Marr is a vfdnet Associate FC. He’s been an associate since 2019 and recently started mentoring under James Shand’s wing to learn ‘real-life’ about options for business exits with a focus to date on Employee Ownership Trusts.  vfdnet are seeing a real interest in EOTs alongside MBOs and where a trade sale isn’t the […]

MBO vs EOT

Employee Ownership Trust (EOT) or Management Buyout (MBO)? What is the difference and which is right for your business?

When it comes to selling a business, owners have various options available to them. Two methods of business sale that have gained popularity are Management Buyouts (MBO) and Employee Ownership Trusts (EOT). Proving a trade sale is no longer the only or obvious option. An Employee Ownership Trust, requires a minimum of 51% of your […]