Equity compensation is a popular and component of the compensation mix of many companies.
There are different national and international compensation programs in use - all of them follow the purpose of retaining qualified employees, attract new talents, foster the motivation and lead towards the strategic values and goals of the firm.
The particular design of the compensation programs depends on individual criteria defined by the respective company. The broad range of possible implementation patterns demands a careful selection that is aligned with the requirements and goals of the company. The different models follow various goals and ask for the accurate consideration of organizational, financial, legal and tax-related issues.