Tuesday, July 07, 2009

M&A: Protecting acquired companies from defectors

Attorneys in the Corporate and Securities practice at Bass Berry & Sims today issued an alert, detailing lessons learned from a recent case involving damage done to an acquired company, following defections by key executives, following the arrival of new owners. Beyond non-competes, the lawyers mention employing earn-outs, employment agreements and other devices to preserve the value of the targeted company. Read the alert here.

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