About 1,600 Chesapeake Energy Corp. (CHK) employees would receive contractually-promised payments in the event of a change of control, Reuters reported Tuesday, citing company documents.
Change-of-control payments would total at least $100 million and could reach $140 million, according to the report.
A Chesapeake spokesman said the recent overhaul of the company's board didn't trigger the provisions, Reuters reported.
Full story at http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/07/17/us-chesapeake-bonuses-idUSBRE86G0DX20120717
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