Monday, January 11, 2016

Compensation Benchmarking: CEOs at Private Equity Owned Portfolio Companies

The most attractive part of the compensation packages for CEO's at private-equity owned portfolio companies is the equity kicker they receive when the company is sold. This can range from a 5% to 15% share of the company. Providing the company is sold for more than acquisition cost, CEOs can make out like bandits. Annual base and bonus may be less that at non-PE owned companies.

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