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Jeffrey Buettner Featured in Financier Worldwide Article

April 28, 2014

Jeffrey S. Buettner, a managing director based in Chicago, participated on a panel moderated by Financier Worldwide. Buettner shared his insights on ESOP valuations and fairness opinions, including recent trends, what the respective processes involve, as well as some of the risks and challenges associated with valuations and fairness opinions. Click here to read the… Read more.

Butcher Joseph Publishes BNA Article – The Modern ESOP and Fair Market Value After the End of Tax Cuts

November 5, 2012

Our latest article published October 10, 2012 in BNA Pension and Benefits Daily Download article (PDF)

Study Shows Jobs Grew 60% in ESOP Owned Companies

July 26, 2012

The below article form Market Watch highlights the findings on how job growth in S-Corp ESOP companies far outpaced the private economy as a whole over the past decade.  The  article goes on to point out that after the last recession, S-Corp ESOP’s also regained momentum faster than other private firms.  Please click the below… Read more.

15 Minutes of Discussion and a Landslide Vote Could Mean More ESOPs in Iowa

February 17, 2012

Yesterday, according to the Des Moines Register, the Iowa House overwhelmingly approved a measure encouraging the creation of ESOPs. The bill passed on a landslide vote of 93-2 after roughly 15 minutes of discussion. The bill will now move to the state’s Senate. The proposed legislation creates a significant tax break for business owners who sell their… Read more.

Book review: Endgame, The End Of The Debt Supercycle and How It Changes Everything

July 18, 2011

Have you been paying any attention to the daily saga in the media about the sovereign debt crisis in Greece and the riots that have occurred through the evolution of the crisis?  Have you been paying any attention to the debate in Congress and with the President over the excessive deficits being run by our… Read more.

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