NASDAQ Stock Market, Inc. Completes Acquisition of OMX
Date: 02/27/08Cahill represented Bank of America, N.A., as Administrative Agent, Collateral Agent, Swingline Lender and Issuing Bank; JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as Syndication Agent; Banc of America Securities LLC and J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., as Joint Lead Arrangers and Joint Bookrunners and Wachovia Bank, National Association, as Documentation Agent in connection with $2,075,000,000 of new senior secured credit facilities to finance the acquisition of Sweden's OMX AB by The NASDAQ Stock Market, Inc. (subsequently renamed The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.). The senior secured credit facilities are comprised of a $75,000,000 Revolving Loan Facility, a $625,000,000 Initial Tranche A Term Loan and $1,375,000,000 of Delayed Draw Tranche A Term Loan Commitments.
Cahill also represented J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. and Banc of America Securities LLC, as Initial Purchasers, in connection with an offering of $425,000,0000 principal amount (excluding the initial purchasers' over-allotment option) of 2.50% Senior Convertible Notes by NASDAQ.
The proceeds of the transactions were used to finance the acquisition of OMX by the NASDAQ.