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.