Building ESOPs. Securing Legacies.

We've helped hundreds of companies realize the unique benefits of employee stock ownership plans.

What is an ESOP? (Optimized)

What if you could capitalize on wealth you’ve created, maintain a meaningful role with your company, and strengthen the future of your closely-held business and its employees?

It's possible with an ESOP.


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Tested and Trusted ESOP Experts

Since 2000, CSG Partners has guided clients nationwide through the ESOP sale process from transaction structuring, to securing financing, to closing.

Private companies seeking shareholder liquidity, tax deductions, increased cash flow, employee benefits, and enduring legacies turn to our nationally-recognized team of ESOP advisors.

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Recognized by Leading Organizations


In the past 10 years alone, we've received over 40 firm and deal of the year honors for our ESOP investment banking work.


2020 ESOP Investment Bank of the Year
2020 ESOP Deal of the Year ($100MM+)
2019 ESOP Investment Bank of the Year


2020 Debt Financing Deal of the Year
2019 Consumer Deal of the Year ($50-$100MM)
2018 ESOP Deal of the Year ($250-$500MM)


2020 ESOP Advisory Firm of the Year
2018 M&A Advisory Firm of the Year
2017 M&A Advisory Firm of the Year

Could an ESOP be Right for Your Company?


If you’re a business owner who's thought about liquidity and legacy-building opportunities, a leveraged ESOP may be an attractive, tax-advantaged option. Answer a few brief questions to see if it’s worth exploring an employee ownership plan for your company.