English translation: The company contribution matching an empoyee contribution.
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16:17 Mar 28, 2007
English to English translations [PRO] Bus/Financial - Investment / Securities / employee stock ownership plan
English term or phrase:company match
"Shares purchased with the company match that you have held less than 5 years.
You can not withdrawal these shares."
"Withdrawal of these shares will result in a one year suspension of your company match."
Explanation: Some companies have "match programs". For example, you decide to invest $1000 in your company stock and it buys you 100 shares. Your company has a "50% match program for contrubutions up to $500. Your company match your 1st $500 at %50 percent, that is, adding exttra 25 shares. These will appreciate or depreciate just like the shares you buy with your own money but will become available to you (that is, you'll be able to sell them) after some set period of time (usually 3 or 5 years).