Ask the Advisor – Q. Do I need to handle promotion issues before I sell my business?
Abstract: Among sellers’ many competing obligations and responsibilities during the M&A process, it may be easy to ignore issues such as employee promotions and leadership succession. But if employees are neglected at this critical time, these issues are likely to rear their ugly heads later on. This article examines how to collect the relevant information, evaluate it and attempt to strike the best and fairest balance between the company’s interests and those of employees.