Valuation is not only crucial for shareholder liquidity events, it’s vital for all ESOP-owned companies. Since most ESOP-owned companies are not actively traded in the public markets, it is a requirement that ESOP-owned shares be valued at least once per year. Prairie provides annual valuations for over 300 ESOP-owned companies across the country in a wide range of industries. Its been said that valuation is a blend of art and science. The fundamental principles guiding valuation are rooted in academia but the practical application takes professional judgement.
We are educators at heart and believe in transparency when assessing the value of a company. Our goal is for our clients to fully understand the methodology and underlying assumptions made during the valuation process.
Since our inception, Prairie Capital Advisors has served business owners and ESOP Fiduciaries on endless ESOP matters.