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Get Help with Employee Buyouts

If you’re ready to retire and have an employee or group of employees who want to purchase the business from you, or you simply want to give loyal employees “first dibs” on owning the business that they helped you build, an employee buyout may be a business exit you wish to explore further.

Similar to passing along a business to family, in an employee buyout situation the ownership of the business is transferred from the business owner to the employee or employees. But to preserve your business legacy and reputation and maintain business continuity, it’s important that you work with an experienced partner to ensure that the transition goes smoothly.

Let Viking Help with Your Employee Buyout Plan

The team at Viking Mergers & Acquisitions can help. Our business brokers have real-world experience with employee and management team buyout transactions, and can help you examine your options and determine your best path forward. Specifically, we can assist with issues including:

  • Business valuation
  • Obtaining financing, including outside investment situations
  • Business and tax structuring, including organizational structuring and identifying tax opportunities
  • Exploring the potential of Employee Stock Ownership Plans or ESOP opportunities deferred compensation arrangements
  • And more

Contact Us to Learn More

Get in touch with us to find out more about employee buyouts and discuss the specifics of your particular situation.

Contact Us

Viking Mergers & Acquisitions
(Main Office)

17250 Lancaster Hwy, Suite 601
Charlotte, NC 28277
Phone: 704.676.0940
Toll Free: 888.676.0940
Fax: 704.676.0943


Cornelius, NC Office
18809 West Catawba Ave, Suite 102
Cornelius, NC 28031
Phone: 704.676.0940


Asheville, NC Office
18 Regent Park Blvd, Suite D
Asheville, NC 28806
Phone: 828.242.8141


Tampa, FL Office
2202 N. Westshore Blvd
Tampa, Florida 33607
Phone: 813.773.3773