Advent, Permira, Crosspoint and CPPIB $9.98 billion McAfee acquisition financing
Davis Polk is advising the joint lead arrangers and joint bookrunners in connection with a $6.66 billion senior secured first-lien term loan facility, a $1 billion senior secured revolving credit facility and a $2.32 billion senior unsecured bridge facility to be provided to a consortium led by Advent International Corp. to finance its acquisition of McAfee Corp. The closing of the transaction remains subject to customary closing conditions including regulatory approvals.
McAfee is an American global computer security software company headquartered in San Jose, California.
Advent International is a leading private equity firm that invests in business, financial services, healthcare, industrial, retail, consumer and leisure sectors, as well as offers investment advisory, wealth management, due diligence and evaluation services and serves customers worldwide.
The Davis Polk finance team includes partners James A. Florack and Jason Kyrwood, counsel Randy Dorf and associates Christopher Nairn-Kim and Adela Troconis. Partner Derek Dostal is providing capital markets advice. All members of the Davis Polk team are based in the New York office.