$750 Million Acquisition Financing for MKS Instruments

Paul Hastings represented Barclays Bank PLC, among others, as joint lead arrangers and bookrunners with respect to a $650,000,000 term loan credit facility and $100,000,000 asset-based revolving credit facility to be provided in connection with the proposed acquisition of Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. by MKS Instruments, Inc.

MKS Instruments, Inc. develops, manufactures, and supplies instruments and components used to control and analyze gases in semiconductor and similar industrial manufacturing processes. The company, led by Gerald G Colella, John T C Lee and Seth H Bagshaw, in 2017 recorded $1.916 Billion Revenues.

Paul Hastings advised Barclays with a team including John Cobb (Picture), Katherine Bell, Seth Chandler, Matt Bartlett and Homin Lee.

Involved fees earner: John Cobb – Paul Hastings; Katherine Bell – Paul Hastings; Seth Chandler – Paul Hastings; Homin Lee – Paul Hastings;

Law Firms: Paul Hastings;

Clients: Barclays Bank;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti