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Employee Share Schemes and Capital Raising

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At our Wednesdays With Redchip event in August, our experts looked at two interacting strategies for businesses experiencing, or striving for, high growth:

  1. Employee Share Schemes (also known as Employee Share Option Plans) – how do they work and what are the benefits for employers and employees?
  2. Capital Raising – how to prepare your business to approach investors and issues to consider in relation to Employee Share Schemes.

See below the presentation slides from the evening or download them here.



Please note this presentation was prepared for accountants, financial planners and professional advisers. Topics included in this presentation include:

Employee share schemes

  • Why ESS?
  • What’s in it for employees and employers?
  • Shares v options
  • Time v performance v both
  • ESS concessions for start-ups
  • Valuation methodology

Capital raising

  • Seed stage funding cycles
  • Things to consider before capital raising
  • Where to start with capital raising
  • ESS timing and capital raising
  • Capitalisation table
  • Term sheet

We host Wednesdays With Redchip on the third Wednesday of each month. See our upcoming events here.

Please get in touch with our team if you have any follow up questions to the content provided.

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