Friday March 04, 2016

Proxy Advisory Firms Recommend WD Shareholders Vote "FOR" Acquisition Of SanDisk

Western Digital Corporation today announced that Glass Lewis & Co., LLC and Egan-Jones Proxy Services, leading independent proxy advisory firms, have both issued a report recommending that Western Digital shareholders vote to approve the issuance of Western Digital common stock (the NASDAQ Stock Issuance Proposal) in the proposed acquisition of SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK) and all other proposals described in Western Digital’s proxy statement/prospectus relating to the company’s special meeting of shareholders to be held on March 15, 2016. Institutional Shareholder Services ("ISS"), a leading independent proxy advisory firm, has also advised shareholders to vote "FOR" the combination with SanDisk in an earlier report.