Getting Started In Employee Stock Options
An A to Z guide for understanding employee stock options (ESOs).
In Getting Started In Employee Stock Optionsauthors John Olagues and John Summa provide a full understanding of ESOs and demonstrate how to make the most of them. Page by page this author team, a highly experienced options market maker and a professional trader, share essential information that you’re probably not hearing anywhere else. This book contains the keys to managing and hedging ESO opportunities in addition to important tax and valuation guidance appropriate for the highest executives to the non-officer managers and the newly arrived employee.
Written in a straightforward and accessible style, Getting Started In Employee Stock Options will help protect the value of your options, help you avoid costly mistakes, and allow you to take advantage of certain friendly tax rules. Some of the world's foremost authorities on options have endorsed Getting Started inEmployee Stock Options.
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Chapter 3 Options Valuation and Basic Concepts
Chapter 4 Risks of Holding ESOs Unhedged
Chapter 5 Tax Consequences of ESOs
Chapter 6 Straddle Rule and Tax Implications of Hedging ESOs
Chapter 7 Management of ESOs and Premature Exercises
Chapter 8 Comparison of Premature Exercises with Early Withdrawal from IRA
Chapter 15 Why Do Companies Want You to Exercise Prematurely?
Chapter 16 ESO Hedging Case Studies
Chapter 17 ESO Valuation Methods
Chapter 18 Comparing Restricted Stock with ESOs
Chapter 19 Google Transferable Options
Chapter 20 Introducing the New World Options Plan
Chapter 21 Understanding Executive Abuses I
Chapter 22 Understanding Executive Abuses II
Chapter 9 Strategic Choices for Managing Your ESOs
Chapter 10 Basic Hedging Strategies Overview
Chapter 11 Constraints on Hedging Real and Imagined
Chapter 12 Premature Exercise Pros and Cons
Chapter 13 Putting It All Together The 7 Percent Solution
Chapter 14 Does Hedging ESOs Undermine Alignment of Interests?