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Apollo Funds Invest in Western Digital

Paul, Weiss advised funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, Inc. in the purchase, alongside Elliott Investment Management L.P., of $900 million of Western Digital Corporation convertible preferred stock. The Apollo funds led the transaction, which will provide computer drive manufacturer Western Digital with long-term strategic and capital support.

The Paul, Weiss team included M&A partners Taurie Zeitzer and Justin Rosenberg; hybrid capital partner Tracey Zaccone and counsel David Curtiss; tax partner Brad Okun and counsel Anne McGinnis; finance partners Brad Finkelstein, Gregory Ezring, Manuel Frey and Anastasia Peterson; intellectual property partner Charles Googe and counsel Bonnie Chen; real estate partner Peter Fisch; executive compensation partner Lawrence Witdorchic; and litigation counsel Daniel Levi.

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