Enterprise Management Incentives (EMI): Company reorganisations: Time limits for granting replacement options
The replacement option must be granted within certain time limits:
- If the reorganisation is by means of a general offer, 6 months after the date on which the person making the offer has obtained control of the company and the offer has become unconditional,
- If the reorganisation is by means of a compromise or arrangement sanctioned by the court or by means of a qualifying exchange of shares, 6 months after the date on which the acquiring company obtains control of the old company, or
- If the reorganisation occurs when the acquiring company is bound or entitled to acquire shares, the period during which the acquiring company remains bound or entitled, (Paragraph 42).