The pros and cons of nonequity partnerships


The number of firms using nonequity partner programs has grown dramatically over the past several years. Such programs can have positive and negative results. This chart explores the benefits and drawbacks of nonequity (or “income”) partner programs across five important firm management attributes.

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Editor's note:
Also read "How to speed the path to partner," by Chris Baysden, in the March 2014 issue of the


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