What are “Double-Vest” RSUs and Why Are They Making Headlines?

Double-vest restricted stock unit awards (Double-Vest RSUs) made headlines a few years after the end of the Great Recession when they were awarded by pre- giants. Since that time, it has become increasingly common for mature startup companies and other high-value pre-IPO companies, primarily in the technology industry in the United States, to award Double-Vest RSUs in lieu of, or in addition to, stock option awards to attract and retain talent.
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