Unapproved options vs growth shares calculator

What's the best option to give shares to your team?

The calculations below are based on .

  • No other shares have been issued
  • Current shareholders have paid nothing for their shares (and will be subject to CGT at 20% on sale)
  • Unapproved options are exercised at current share price, only on exit (and will be subject to Income Tax at 40%)
  • Growth shares are issued at a hurdle above current share price
1

Business valuation

Current valuation
Assumed exit valuation
Current valuation
£
Assumed exit valuation
£
2

Current shares

Total shares issued
Current share price
Hope premium
Hurdle price
Total shares issued
Current share price
Hope premium
%
Hurdle price
3

Current shareholders

Name
Ownership
Number of shares
Name
Ownership
%
Number of shares
Name
Ownership
%
Number of shares
Name
Ownership
%
Number of shares
4

Future shareholders

Name
Ownership
Number of shares
Name
Ownership
%
Number of shares
Name
Ownership
%
Number of shares
Name
Ownership
%
Number of shares
5

Out-turn on exit

With unapproved options
With growth shares
Name
Net benefit
%
Net benefit
%
Name
With unapproved options – Net benefit
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With growth shares – Net benefit
With growth shares – %
Name
With unapproved options – Net benefit
With unapproved options – %
With growth shares – Net benefit
With growth shares – %
Name
With unapproved options – Net benefit
With unapproved options – %
With growth shares – Net benefit
With growth shares – %
Name
With unapproved options – Net benefit
With unapproved options – %
With growth shares – Net benefit
With growth shares – %
Name
With unapproved options – Net benefit
With unapproved options – %
With growth shares – Net benefit
With growth shares – %