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Barclays and Deutsche Bank Provide Financing for the Acquisition of Newport Corporation by MKS Instruments Inc.

February 26, 2016

NEW YORK – Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, is representing Barclays Bank PLC, Deutsche Bank AG New York Branch and Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. as lead arrangers and initial lenders in connection with a committed $800 million term loan facility and a $50 million asset-based revolving facility for the purposes of financing the acquisition of Newport Corporation by MKS Instruments Inc., a provider of instruments that measure and control steps along the manufacturing process for products such as semiconductor devices and flat-panel displays.

The Paul Hastings team is led by Leveraged Finance partner John Cobb, and includes of counsel Benjamin Cheng, and associates Marisa SotomayorJulie Park and Matthew Bartlett.

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