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Lazear Capital Partners (LCP), a leading middle market investment bank and M&A advisory firm, is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of one of its clients, Wimsatt Building Materials (Wimsatt) by SRS Distribution, Inc (SRS).

Wimsatt Building Materials acquired by SRS Distribution

Steven Deis will lead the firm’s efforts with business owners and employee-owned companies throughout the state of California.

Lazear Capital Partners Hires Managing Director Steven Deis, expands into California

After 83 years of significant expansion and growth, Vance Outdoors, Inc.
embarks on its next chapter

Vance Outdoors transfers 100% of company ownership to its employees via ESOP

100% Employee Ownership Fortifies UST Fuel Solutions Legacy

100% Employee Ownership Fortifies UST Fuel Solutions Legacy

Kwest Group Becomes 100% Employee Owned

Kwest Group Becomes 100% Employee Owned

French Associates Sells to ESOP

French Associates Sells to ESOP

Premier software development agency forms Employee Stock Ownership Plan

Test Double is pleased to announce the sale of 100% of the Company to an Employee Stock Ownership (ESOP) Trust. Test Double, Inc. is a consultancy that helps businesses rapidly build & enhance software systems while promoting improvements to collaboration, operations, and quality.

Premier software development agency, Test Double, forms Employee Stock Ownership Plan

Turn-Key Tunneling: New ESOP Puts People First

Turn-Key Tunneling: New ESOP Puts People First

Stanley Tree Service is now proudly 100% employee-owned

Stanley Tree Service is now proudly 100% employee-owned

Pro-Mark Services Sells to ESOP

Lazear Capital is pleased to announce another successful ESOP formation transaction for Pro-Mark Services. Lazear Capital recently acted as the exclusive financial advisor for Pro-Mark Services, Inc., facilitating the sale of the company in a 100% ESOP transaction. An ESOP, or employee stock ownership plan, is an employee benefit plan that transitions company ownership to the employees while providing financial flexibility and maximal tax advantages for the seller.

Pro-Mark Services Sells to ESOP

Northern Tree Services forms Employee Stock Ownership Plan

Northern Tree Services Inc., a Palmer, MA-based company, recently completed a transaction to become 100% employee-owned through a newly created Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).

Northern Tree Services forms Employee Stock Ownership Plan

New ESOP Helps Owners Stay Involved While Diversifying Their Assets

New ESOP Helps Owners Stay Involved While Diversifying Their Assets

GreenScapes Landscape Co sells to an ESOP
GreenScapes Landscape Company, Inc. a premier design and build landscape contracting company located in Columbus, Ohio is pleased to announce the sale of 100% of the Company to an Employee Stock Ownership (ESOP) Trust.

GreenScapes Landscape Co sells to an ESOP

Weaver Homes & Weaver Commercial Contractor sells to ESOP
Founded in 1955, Weaver Custom Homes and Weaver Commercial Contractor manage the construction of residential homes and commercial buildings, respectively. Both companies differentiate from traditional general contractors by providing "design-build" services, which entails managing the entire process from the earliest design phase through to completion.

Weaver Homes & Weaver Commercial Contractor sells to ESOP

Kovatch Castings sells to an ESOP

Kovatch Castings sells to an ESOP

Easling Construction Sells to ESOP

Easling Construction Sells to ESOP

UTI Technologies sells to an ESOP

UTI Technologies sells to an ESOP

Germane Solutions sells to an ESOP

Hercules Industries Sells to ESOP

Hercules Industries Sells to ESOP

Mulberry Street Management Services Becomes Employee Owned