Sebi modified polices past 12 months to allow for ESOPs to be presented even to workers on contracts, and people on probation prior to affirmation. Lots of new age companies have been buying back staff stock choices to reward them.
ESOPs have emerged as a talent retention resource and have been integral to the compensation tactic of startups. Details showed that there are 50 startups with sizeable ESOP buybacks which includes BrowserStack ($50 million), Swiggy ($40 million), UpGrad ($29. 5 million), Zerodha ($27 million), Udaan ($23 million), and ShareChat ($19 million).
Flipkart previous calendar year acquired back ESOPs worth Rs 600 crore ($80. 5 million), creating lots of greenback millionaires.
IPOs have also turned into important liquidation situations.