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Employee Share Ownership Plans(ESOPs)

An employee share ownership plan (ESOP) is a system that facilitates employee ownership in a company. Standard Investment Bank experts offer professional advice in the process of establishing ESOPs with employee participation, ensuring agreeable voting rights and dividend rights, structuring employee trusts, enabling flexibility, ensuring transparency by ensuring fair treatment and assisting in the selection of suitable and independent trustees.

SIB is experienced at handling the complex management issues in structuring ESOPs by providing specialized advice based on their familiarity with the intricacies of ESOPs including, trust law, and taxation issues. Our experts who are proponents of participative management ensure that the most exhaustive consultative and communication levels are attained with the work force to ensure the support and enthusiasm required for a successful ESOP program to be established. The team is also endowed with hands on experience in addressing employee/management issues concerning culture change, employee rights and duties as shareholders and management incentives such as creating an appropriate share option plan that allows employees to acquire additional shares when they achieve agreed targets, both corporate and individual.

The structural and technical Issues include creating successful ESOPs which include the source of shares, eligibility rules, distribution of shares, employee representation, separation of ownership and wages and compliance with legislation.
Recent ESOP Transactions by SIB include



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Kenya Commercial Bank

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Scangroup Limited

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