The form of a corporate transaction sets the stage for the employee benefits and executive compensation (EBEC) strategy – in the scope of due diligence and purchase agreement negotiations and post-closing activity. The charts below provide a high-level analysis of some of the most critical EBEC issues that companies and their advisors should consider in corporate transactions.
For purposes of this chart, we discuss three different forms of a corporate transaction:
Will the benefit plans and compensation arrangements come with the transaction?
[More details on certain benefits below.]
Notes on Acquired 401(k) Plans: