Mergers & Acquisitions

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Stay Bonus / Retention Bonus


A bonus given to employees by the seller to ensure they stay on board after the business is sold.

See Also

Key employee.

Related Resources

M&A Process: Informing and Retaining Employees

Alternatives to Non-Competes with Employees