Getting an equity plan approved is an important task for companies small and large. Understanding how proxy advisors and institutional investors evaluate equity plans is an essential component of structuring a proposal that shareholders will support, particularly as goal posts move to address shifting annual benchmarks.
ICS advisors can provide you with holistic, full-service design support of your equity plan proposal. This includes a quantitative plan evaluation using the ISS Equity Plan Scorecard methodology, with modeling to ensure that your share request falls within institutional investor expectations.
This primer provides the basics surrounding ISS Research’s Equity Plan Scorecard methodology which will impact meetings occurring after January 31, 2016.
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