ESOP or Acquisition


Program produced by XPX South Florida.

Our Speaker:

James F. Higgins, Jr.

Managing Director
Pilot Hill Advisors LLC

Jim Higgins is a co-founder of Pilot Hill Advisors LLC where he specializes in designing, financing, and executing internal buyout transactions for privately held companies utilizing an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (“ESOP”) structure. Jim has advised over 175 companies on management and ESOP buyouts that provide unique financial, tax, strategic, and motivational benefits that are distinct from traditional third-party corporate sales.

Jim has held senior corporate finance and advisory positions for 35 years. His specialty in ESOP transactions began in 2001. Jim’s prior employers include various lending and corporate finance positions at Bank of Boston, AT&T, and Merck & Co., Inc.

Updated: Apr 29, 2024

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