Participate in the 2021 Long-Term
Incentive Practices Survey

Join us in capturing critical insights on LTI plan
design at private equity-backed companies


This survey is now closed.

Key Dates:

  • Survey Opens – June 1, 2021
  • Survey Closes – September 12, 2021
  • Results Available – Late September 2021

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Survey Overview and Scope

We are pleased to announce the 2021 Long-Term Incentive Practices Survey is now open for participation! This custom global study was designed to gain insights into the latest trends on LTI plan designs at private equity-backed companies.
Amidst growing scrutiny around remote teams and pay for performance, it's becoming increasingly important to navigate the months ahead with fresh insights on what your peers are doing.

Key topics include:

  • Company metrics;
  • LTI vehicle mix;
  • Employee eligibility;
  • Target LTI amounts;
  • Vesting schedules;
  • Performance metrics; and
  • Exercise periods.

Reporting & Participation Benefits

The results of this study should be invaluable to any organization that is looking to understand LTI practices for 2021.

Participation is complimentary and all participants will receive a copy of the results. All data will be kept strictly confidential by Aon and no individual company data will be shared with any study participant.

The study is best completed by or in conjunction with your compensation team. To preview a copy of the questionnaire, please click here.

This survey is now closed. We are no longer accepting additional submissions.


Frequently Asked Questions

  • What type of data does this study collect?
    This global study includes questions pertaining to LTI practices at private equity-backed companies, including LTI vehicle mix, employee eligibility, target LTI amounts, vesting schedules, performance metrics, and exercise periods.
  • What is the geographical scope of the study?
    The study will provide insights across the globe, including the U.S.
  • How long does the questionnaire take to complete?
    The time it takes to complete the questionnaire may vary, but we estimate it will take around 15 minutes. We always encourage clients to review study questionnaires in advance of completing a study to determine where you might need to confer with a colleague about before entering data online.
  • When does this study close?
    Submissions for the 2021 Long-Term Incentive Practices Survey are due by September 12, 2021.
  • When will results be available?
    We will publish the study results in late September.
  • Who is best suited to complete this study?
    In our experience, this study is best completed by a company executive, or member of the finance/compensation team.
  • Will my answers remain confidential?
    Yes, all individual responses will remain confidential. Additionally, study results will only be presented in an aggregate fashion without specific attribution to any company. The report will include a list of all participants by company name.