Conversion

Here are some conversion resources for worker cooperatives.

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A Brief Guide to Understanding Employee Ownership Structures PDF The Democracy at Work Institute
Successful Cooperative Ownership Transitions: Case Studies on the Conversion of Privately Held Businesses to Worker Cooperatives PDF University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives and Democracy at Work Institute
Becoming Employee-Owned PDF Democracy At Work Institute
Industry Research Series: Craft Beer PDF Democracy at Work Institute
2017 Workers to Owners Impact Report PDF Workers to Owners Collaborative
Conversions Timeline PDF
Projecting the Long-Term Consequences of ESOP vs. Co-op Conversion of a Firm on Employee Benefits and Company Cash PDF Center for Cooperatives, University of California; Democratic Business Association of Northern California
Decisions in the Process of Business Transition (Who Decides What?) PDF Democracy at Work Institute
Small Business Ownership Succession: The Cooperative Solution PDF Northcountry Cooperative Development Fund, Northcountry Cooperative Foundation
Selling Your Business to Your Employees - Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOP) & Worker-Owned Cooperatives PDF Ohio Employee Ownership Center
Conversion Brochure (OEOC) PDF
The Rural Succession Dilemma and the Cooperative Solution PDF Democracy At Work Institute
Introduction to Worker Cooperative Business Transition Planning Democracy at Work Institute
The 1042 roll-over cooperative in practice PDF Ohio Employee Ownership Center, Kent University
The Lending Opportunity of a Generation: FAQs and Case Studies for Investing in Businesses Converting to Worker Ownership PDF Cooperative Fund of New England, Project Equity, Democracy at Work Institute
Case Studies: Business Conversions to Worker Cooperatives PDF Project Equity
First Response: Save the Jobs (presentation) PDF US Federation of Worker Cooperatives
Transitioning to Worker Ownership 1.1 Presentation DAWN Advisors
Legacy Business: Our opportunity to build wealth, economy, and culture PDF
Ensuring Your Legacy: Succession Planning & Democratic Employee Ownership. PDF ICA Group
Legal Guide to Cooperative Conversions PDF Sustainable Economies Law Center
An Owner’s Guide to Business Succession Planning PDF Ohio Employee Ownership Center
The Transition Process PDF Democracy at Work Institute
What is Your Business Really Worth? PDF Prairie Capital Advisors
Employee Ownership: A Triple Win Solution PDF
Becoming Employee Owned: A Small Business Toolkit for Transitioning to Employee Ownership PDF