Experience

Review of Benefit Plans for Buyers and Sellers in Transactions

Assisted buyers and sellers with the review of benefit plans in mergers and acquisitions. Identified issues with the target's 401(k) plan and provided recommendations related to correction program filings.

Termination of Pension Plans for Employers

Assisted employers with complete and partial terminations of defined benefit pension plans. Prepared determination letter applications for submission to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), required participant notices, and filings to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC).

Termination or Conversion of Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs)

Assisted buyers and sellers with the acquisition of ESOP-owned companies, including terminating or converting the ESOP in connection with the transaction.