Cahill Advises on Financing for Western Digital’s Pending Acquisition of SanDisk
Reflective of Cahill’s leading position in the capital markets, the firm is advising the debt financing sources in connection with two acquisitions having reported aggregate value exceeding $85 billion, backing two of the largest acquisitions announced this year.
Cahill is representing the financing sources in over $18 billion of new debt financing for the announced acquisition of SanDisk by Western Digital, in a transaction valued at about $19 billion. This transaction has been reported to be the second largest acquisition in the semiconductor industry announced this year. Cahill is also representing the financing sources in nearly $50 billion of new debt financing for the pending landmark buyout of EMC Corporation by Dell Inc. announced last week, in a transaction valued at about $67 billion. This transaction will be the largest LBO in history upon completion.