In Equilar’s recent issue of C-Suite Magazine, Dan Martec, Editor-in-Chief, discusses the future of shareholder engagement and the impact on companies. In his article, Be Prepared to Perform, Martec explains that while typically 75% of companies pass their Say-on-Pay vote, shareholders will continue to demand more transparency. And because there is a concern about the shift in balance of power, identifying and addressing shareholder concerns is critical. Here are a few ways to be prepared.
Equity-based compensation has long been used by publicly traded companies to reward their executives. Now, however, a growing number of private companies are looking for ways to compete for executive talent by offering their own version of equity incentives. What are the key considerations in starting the equity plan and who will benefit?