Follow Slashdot blog updates by subscribing to our blog RSS feed

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Slashdot Deals: Prep for the CompTIA A+ certification exam. Save 95% on the CompTIA IT Certification Bundle ×
The Almighty Buck

Submission + - Skype & Silver Lake: Evil?->

cratermoon writes: Former Skype guy Yee Lee finds out that for people working at companies controlled by private equity firm Silver Lake, 'vested' doesn't mean what you think it means, and gets no money from the stock options he thought he could exercise. 'Skype spokesman Brian O'Shaughnessy said, "You've got to be in it to win it. The company chose to include that clause in the contract in order to retain the best and the brightest people to build great products. This individual chose to leave, therefore he doesn't get that benefit."'

Fortune also has the story: http://finance.fortune.cnn.com/2011/06/24/skype-vesting_controversy/

Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Skype & Silver Lake: Evil?

Comments Filter:

A commune is where people join together to share their lack of wealth. -- R. Stallman

Working...