Originally Posted by Saul Good
That's going to be a tough sell. If the business is poised to have a big holiday season when the separation occurs, the business had value, albeit unrealized, in the period immediately beforehand.
you don't have to totally cut them out, but if they are no longer contributing to the enterprise, they shouldn't reap an equal share of the profits. THEY asked to get out, not the other way around. They could have stuck it out until after the holidays.