Methods: Types of Schemes The medium Share Purchase: DSPP, JSOP Share Gift: The Share Incentive Plan The message no risk, CGT, no dividends or votes some risk, low or no tax, dividends, appreciation of past service some financial commitment, CGT, dividends Share Option: EMI, CSOP, SAYE, USOP
A wireless payment company wanted to incentivise senior staff to build shareholder value ahead of an exit.
In 2006 we implemented a tax-efficient share option scheme for them, the Enterprise Management Incentive at an exercise price of £6.15 per share. The company was sold earlier this year (2011) for £117 per share.
Several employees made six figure gains and 2 employees became instant millionaires.