Recognizing superior employee performance with equity awards allows a company to invest in and retain top talent, and to align employee, company, and shareholder goals. Once in place, plans must be flawlessly managed with high levels of communication to participants, full compliance with all reporting and regulatory mandates, ongoing plan assessment, and flawless execution of all administrative functions.

Companies entrust their equity plan strategy and delivery to AST. Our technology-based plan administration, simplified reporting processes, customized solutions, and results-driven guidance help you implement stock option plans and performance awards that motivate and drive your organization forward.

Regardless of the type of plan your company has in place, AST will work with you to customize a highly efficient administrative solution that ensures an exceptional experience, including plan education and professional service for all participants.

Once we’ve helped you select the right product for your company, we assign client relationship managers to work with you directly. These experienced professionals understand the nuances of your business, and offer guidance to help develop your strategy. Their efforts are realized through our proprietary technology platform, which ensures the highest levels of data integrity, flexibility, and administrative support for your plan management.

Your employees can expect equally thorough support; participants have full access to our call center and its team of professional agents. Plus, your executives benefit from white glove level service that ensures optimal handling of their awards and navigation of the regulatory and reporting hurdles unique to this industry.