We are advising Bridgepoint on the acquisition

Davis Polk is advising Bridgepoint Capital on its acquisition of Sun World International. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Bridgepoint is a major international alternative asset fund management group, focused on providing private equity and private debt lending solutions to the middle market. Sun World International is one of the world’s largest plant variety breeders and global licensors of premium, proprietary produce.

The Davis Polk corporate team includes partners John D. Amorosi and Harold Birnbaum and associate Daisy Wu. The finance team includes partners Sartaj Gill and Hilary Dengel and associate Jack Orford. Partner David H. Schnabel is providing tax advice. Partner Veronica M. Wissel is providing executive compensation advice. Partner David R. Bauer is providing intellectual property advice. Partner Jesse Solomon is providing antitrust and competition advice. Members of the Davis Polk team are based in the New York and Washington DC offices.