Clayton, Dubilier & Rice’s Acquisition of Sirius Computer Solutions


Cravath represented Credit Suisse, as administrative agent and lead arranger, in connection with the arrangement of credit facilities provided to Sirius Computer Solutions, Inc.

The facilities were used to finance Clayton, Dubilier & Rice’s acquisition of Sirius Computer Solutions.

Kirkland & Ellis LLP served as legal advisor, and Credit Suisse acted as financial advisor to CD&R in the transaction. Debevoise & Plimpton LLP acted as legal advisor, and Raymond James & Associates, and William Blair as financial advisors to Sirius.

The Cravath team included partners Craig F. Arcella (Picture) and Stephen M. Kessing and associates Isaac C. Beerman, Seann E. Archibald and William M. Heisey on banking matters, and foreign associate attorney Nicolaas Versteeg on tax matters.

The Debevoise team is led by partner Kevin M. Schmidt and includes partners Jonathan F. Lewis, Michael Bolotin, Scott B. Selinger and Jeffrey P. Cunard; counsel Judith Church; and associates Andrew G. Jamieson, Vishaal Sharma, Helen Tang and T. Tina Xu.

Involved fees earner: Craig Arcella – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Seann Archibald – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Isaac Beerman – Cravath Swaine & Moore; William Heisey – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Stephen Kessing – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Nicolaas Versteeg – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Michael Bolotin – Debevoise & Plimpton; Judith Church – Debevoise & Plimpton; Jeffrey Cunard – Debevoise & Plimpton; Andrew Jamieson – Debevoise & Plimpton; Jonathan Lewis – Debevoise & Plimpton; Kevin Schmidt – Debevoise & Plimpton; Scott Selinger – Debevoise & Plimpton; Vishaal Sharma – Debevoise & Plimpton; Helen Tang – Debevoise & Plimpton; Tina Xu – Debevoise & Plimpton;

Law Firms: Cravath Swaine & Moore; Debevoise & Plimpton;

Clients: Credit Suisse; Sirius Computer Solutions, Inc.;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti