TITLE

An ESOP's Tale

AUTHOR(S)
Gray, Carol Lippert
PUB. DATE
January 2000
SOURCE
Financial Executive;Jan/Feb2000, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the employee stock option plan (ESOP) of a financial management firm Sawtek Inc. Chief financial officer Ray Link explains the complicated initial public offering (IPO) that made Sawtek a rare case where the ESOP was maintained after the IPO. Mitchel Keeling, of the ESOP Association, says there are roughly 10,000 ESOPs in the United States. Although ESOPs create a lot of value for the employees, who take great pride in ownership of the company, it does create accounting challenges.
ACCESSION #
11899411

 

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