Highlighting some singularities in Venture Capital acquisitions / investments
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Another peculiarity, as introduced with MBO’s, is that venture capital investors, typically prefer to keep key employees on staff. This leads them sign agreements of permanence with the managers or/and the founders. Finally, it’s important to know that venture capitalists (investors) usually will demand this list of rights and protections, among others: liquidation and dividend preferences, antidilution provisions, voting rights and co-sale rights (drag along and tag along clauses).