This session explores the available structures and key terms of employee equity and incentive schemes. We share our insights from our experience working with a wide range of companies and investors to create fit for purpose schemes. This session includes:

  • An overview of the features, pros and cons of the following scheme structures:
    • share schemes
    • option schemes
    • shadow schemes
  • Key terms of a scheme, including:
    • vesting and performance hurdles
    • share terms
    • good leaver/bad leaver provisions
    • realisation events
    • tax considerations
  • Regulatory and fundraising considerations.

This session is aimed at founders and investors who want to understand this key tool for ensuring employees are aligned with shareholders.

Please contact Tony Wilkinson or Amy Cunniffe if you would like to discuss how Buddle Findlay can work with you and your business.