Leveraged ESOPs and Employee Buyouts Book Released

Leveraged ESOPs and Employee Buyouts Book Released

Verit Advisors Contributes to Most Current Edition

CHICAGO, Ill., May 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via PRWEB - Mary Josephs, Neal
Hawkins and John Solimine of Verit Advisors have collaborated with other
industry experts to update and enhance Leveraged ESOPs and Employee Buyouts.
The sixth edition of the book now features vastly expanded coverage of the
intricacies of ESOP transaction capital (including seller financing, senior,
and junior debt), plus updates and additions to existing material on legal,
valuation, and accounting issues.

This book outlines an ESOP transaction alternative, providing comprehensive
coverage of ESOP financing plus chapters on accounting, legal rules,
valuation, and M&A.

Josephs, Hawkins and Solimine contributed six chapters of the book on topics
ranging from ESOP financing, mature ESOPs, underwriting to types of capital.

"This book is an important resource for capital providers and company
executives who want to know more about corporate finance and access to capital
in order to optimize and insure successful transactions. Capital is a key
underpinning of successful transactions. Half of this book is dedicated to
financing with a great emphasis on strategic capital planning" said Josephs.

Here is an excerpt:

…best practice includes planning. In real estate, the value mantra is
"location, location, location." For ESOP companies, we suggest "planning,
planning, planning." Long-term capital planning protects a company from
unforeseen surprises that could limit long-term flexibility and options. This
planning should include proactive information gathering, including market
dynamics, industry dynamics, strategic planning and how plan implementation
affects benefits level. This planning can develop a road map of objectives for
a mature ESOP company.
Work with experienced professionals. Fiduciary oversight of existing ESOPs can
never be taken lightly. The company should have a highly experienced team that
is proficient with companies of its size, industry and ESOP dynamics.

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This excerpt is from chapter 8 "Mature ESOP Considerations" in the new edition
of Leveraged ESOPs and Employee Buyouts which is available for purchase
(paperback and digital) at Leveraged ESOPs and Employee Buyouts

Mary Josephs, founder and CEO of Verit Advisors, and is a nationally
recognized leader with more than 28 years of experience with ESOPs as a
specialized solution-oriented succession and liquidity transaction for middle
market companies. John L. Solimine is a founding member and Principal of Verit
Advisors LLC. Mr. Solimine has over 10 years of experience in investment
banking and debt capital markets, particularly with middle market companies
and private equity sponsors in succession and liquidity transactions. Neal
Hawkins is a Vice-President at Verit Advisors and has significant debt capital
market and ESOP expertise. Mr. Hawkins works with private business owners on
succession and transition alternatives which include the use of ESOPs,
management buyouts, private equity transactions and mergers and acquisitions

Verit Advisors unites sophisticated middle market investment banking
capabilities with a client centric boutique, fluent in ESOPs, debt and equity
capital markets, valuations and mergers and acquisitions. Integrity, teamwork,
service and innovation are at the heart of the organization, as the Verit Team
strives to provide unparalleled advice and custom solutions to its clients.
Mary Josephs founded Verit Advisors in 2009 and has nearly three decades of
experience in corporate finance. Josephs and her team are considered to be the
foremost experts in ESOP transactions and middle market strategic

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