About Keith Apton and the Capital ESOP Group
Keith has 17 years of experience in the financial services industry, with an extensive background in corporate finance. As the founder of The Capital ESOP Group at UBS, he leverages the resources and intellectual capital of the firm to assist his clients and their families in creating personalized financial solutions. He partners with advisors nationwide on §1042 Qualified Replacement Property Rollovers. Prior to joining UBS in 2009, Keith was a financial advisor with the team that handled ESOPs at Morgan Stanley. His process entails a disciplined approach to help small-to-middle market business owners with sell-side advisory solutions and post-sale financial planning, including holistic wealth management and tax and estate planning strategies.
Keith is active within the ESOP community and is a member of the ESOP Association’s finance committee and the National Center for Employee Ownership. In addition to speaking frequently at national conferences, he is an instructor with the Exit Planning Institute. Keith helps to educate Certified Exit Planning Advisor® (CEPA®) Designation candidates on ESOPs. He also coauthored the book Selling Your Business to an ESOP, now in its ninth edition.