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Equity Compensation & Incentive Plans

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Performance-based equity compensation plans continue to be an increasingly popular component of long-term incentive programs. Fortunately, we understand these plans and the regulatory environment surrounding them. We offer comprehensive equity compensation and incentive plan valuation services that cover the entire spectrum of programs.

Accounting for profits interests in limited liability companies 
General guidelines on accounting for this special form of equity compensation

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  • The value of equity-based compensation
    Total shareholder return plans, a form of performance-based equity compensation, are gaining widespread traction, offering companies and staff alike many advantages. Here's what you need to know.
    David Howell David Grubb
    Article October 7, 2016 12 min read
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  • Attain business goals with profits interests
    Profits interests can help LLCs attract, retain and reward employees, provide tax benefits, and support business objectives. Here's what you need to know to use them strategically.
    David Howell
    Article August 8, 2017 4 min read
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  • The OPM backsolve valuation method for equity compensation
    When it comes to valuation of equity compensation in privately-owned companies, the OPM Backsolve method can be useful for companies with a complex capital structure with multiple classes of equity. Here's our overview of this best-practice method.
    David Howell
    Article June 19, 2017 6 min read
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  • Is it fair?
    David Howell
    Article April 22, 2013 8 min read
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  • Is your equity compensation plan fair?
    David Howell
    Article March 26, 2013 1 min read
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Our Team

You can rely on our experts to help you understand equity compensation and incentive plans. We have the understanding and experience it takes to navigate the complex regulatory environment surrounding these plans. We’ll help you understand your options and how your decisions will affect your future and present value.