Manager option programs

At Mrowiec Fiałek and Partners, our attorneys have competence and experience in preparing and negotiating managerial contracts and option programs for managers and members of management boards, in particular for companies listed on the WSE and for private equity fund portfolio companies.

Our experience and competences include:

  • preparing and negotiating documentation for capital company incentive programs based on shares, stocks, profit participation, or rights to part of the company’s sales revenues, including introducing such policies;
  • preparing and negotiating documentation for partnership incentive programs based on profit participation or rights to part of the company’s sales revenues, including introducing such policies;
  • preparing and negotiating documentation for employee stock ownership plans (ESOP) for company employees and founders, including implementing such plans;
  • preparing and negotiating agreements on option programs and bonuses for managerial staff and management board members at private equity fund portfolio companies, including in connection with the fund’s exiting the investment and in connection with an increase in the EBITDA or other key parameters of portfolio companies, as well as introducing such policies;
  • preparing and negotiating employment contracts and management contracts for members of management boards, managerial staff, and employees of capital companies and partnerships.

Completed projects

  • Start-up in the IT industry 

    Advice on implementing an incentive program for associates based on shares and profit participation.

  • Value4Capital

    Advice on drawing up and negotiating bonus agreements for members of the management board of one of the portfolio companies in connection with exiting an investment.

  • Value4Capital

    Advice on drawing up and negotiating bonus agreements for members of the management board of several portfolio companies in connection with an increase in the companies’ EBITDA.

  • Company in the FMCG sector

    Advice on preparing a management package for the President of the Management Board as part of a transaction involving the sale of a majority share to a Polish private equity fund.

  • Founders of a manufacturing company

    Advice on preparing a legal remuneration mechanism for the founders of a manufacturing company involved in the further development of the company after its acquisition, based on its future results.

  • Members of the board of a finance company

    Advice on preparing a legal remuneration mechanism for members of the company’s management board, based on its future results.

  • Leading lending company

    Advising the management board on negotiating the management representation letter in the company’s sale to an investor.

  • Joint-stock company in the private security industry

    Advice on the preparation of employment contracts and non-competition agreements for members of the company’s management board.

  • Joint-stock company in the private security industry

    Advice on a management stock option program for members of the company’s management board and key employees in connection with the company’s planned IPO.

  • Polish and foreign companies

    Advice on preparing and negotiating bonus agreements for board members and managers in connection with selling the companies (exit bonus agreement).

Practices
  1. 01. Mergers and acquisitions
  2. 02. Private equity, venture capital
  3. 03. Acquiring an investor
  4. 04. Share offers
  5. 05. Bond issues
  6. 06. Due diligence
  7. 07. Restructuring
  8. 08. Real estate
  9. 09. Collateral administration
  10. 10. Investment funds
  11. 11. Acquisitions, capital market transactions
  12. 12. Regulatory advice
  13. 13. Dispute resolution
  14. 14. Obtaining financing
  15. 15. Corporate law
  16. 16. Competition law
  17. 17. Manager option programs
  18. 18. Labour law
  19. 19. Intellectual property
  20. 20. Personal data protection