Garai Quoted on Shotgun Clauses

05 March 2009 Wall Street Journal Private Equity Beat News

Foley Partner and Chair of the Private Equity & Venture Capital Practice Gabor Garai was quoted in an article that appeared on the Wall Street Journal Private Equity Beat blog titled “The Prenups Of The Corporate World” on March 5, 2009. Garai provides insight into corporate “shotgun” clauses, in which one business partner wants to break from the other and buy out the company. Garai notes that the clause aims to keep things fair in anticipation of a rift, adding that roughly 80% of shareholder agreements include shotgun clauses.

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