An option is a contract that gives you the right to buy a number of effects, such as shares or (often) depositary receipts, within a certain time for a predetermined price. This is especially valuable when the shares increase in price. The employee will be able to buy them for the predetermined (lower) price and will at the moment of acquisition already gain a certain value.
Business Valuation is something you will encounter at some point in your company’s development, probably sooner than you think. For employees, the value of their participation in the company may be more relevant. It is easy to get caught up in all the jargon, but really it is rather simple and I’ll try to explain here how it works and how it can be done.Read more
What is a holding company? Here at Share Council it’s a common question that deserves more explanation. We often come across this item when setting up employee participation structures. A holding is not obligatory for employee participation, but it may come in handy. Briefly put, a holding entails that one BV holds shares in one […]Read more