Title

Chinese Antitrust Authorities Approve Western Digital/Hitachi GST Deal with Significant Conditions
Client Memorandum

Created date

3/9/2012
In a sign of the growing importance of Chinese competition law to global M&A transactions, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) recently approved Western Digital Corp.’s acquisition of Hitachi, Ltd.’s data storage business with a set of unprecedented remedies that could require Western Digital to rethink its post-transaction business plans.