EFES NEWSLETTER - JUNE 2023
database of European companies
EFES database of European companies is a unique information
tool about European companies. The database gathers
all detailed information about employee share
ownership, employee share plans and participation
in each of all significant European companies.
addition the database gathers information about corporate
governance, about the ownership structure
and about the anchorage (or relocation)
of European companies.
It is a unique information tool for analysis, for benchmarking,
for academic research and teaching, for understanding
All the information is available for each company in
the form of time series over the entire period from
2006 to 2022.
have a selection of 30 remarkable articles in 7 countries
in May 2023: Belgium, Germany,
France, Netherlands, Norway, UK, USA.
Collective employee ownership could be a way for Delhaize
Germany: New law project – further multiplication of
incentives for employee share ownership, at €5,000 exempt
annually instead of €1,440.
France: Take inspiration from the SCOP model.
Netherlands: Employee ownership foundations operate
primarily on the basis of share certification.
Norway: New employee share plan for Sparebanken Ost.
UK: Thanks to the Employee Ownership Trust scheme,
every day a new SME is transferred to employees, - 120 new
transmissions from January 1 to March 31. This month, among
others, the case of: Agilia Consulting, Carreg Construction,
HIT Training, Thinkprint, Dot Surveying, Place North West,
Principle Cleaning Services, Cardinal Global Logistics, Land
Rover Experience, CodeWeavers Software, High Speed Training,
New crisis for John Lewis Partnership which is considering
abandoning the 100% employee ownership formula.
USA: ESOP plans are growing in popularity.
The full press review is available
political roadmap for employee ownership in Europe
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