Western Digital offers USD1.5bn of senior secured notes, USD4.1bn senior unsecured notes

Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC) has proposed offerings of USD1.5 billion aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes due 2023 and USD4.1 billion aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes due 2024.

The timing of pricing and terms of the Notes are subject to market conditions and other factors.

Western Digital intends to use the proceeds from the proposed offerings, together with the proceeds from other financing transactions, to finance the previously announced proposed merger with SanDisk Corporation, refinance indebtedness of Western Digital and SanDisk and pay related fees and expenses.

The Notes are expected to be issued by Western Digital, and guaranteed, jointly and severally on a senior basis, by certain of Western Digital´s subsidiaries.

Western Digital is an industry-leading developer and manufacturer of storage solutions that enable people to create, leverage, experience and preserve data. The company addresses ever-changing market needs by providing a full portfolio of compelling, high-quality storage solutions with effective technology deployment, high efficiency, flexibility and speed.