option pool

Definition

Shares set aside at a private company for possible issuance to employees at a later date.

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The option pool was good for us and I knew that we could come back to it at a later time to figure out.

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The option pool was thoughtfully and kindly left available for employees who wanted to increase their stock ownership of the company.

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When my company went private, the board of directors set aside a certain percentage of ownership shares in the company aside to be used as an option pool.

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option period Employee Stock Ownership Plan