Bridgepoint Swallows Up Leading Candy Maker In Poland

Law360, New York (October 3, 2013, 1:20 PM EDT) -- European private equity firm Bridgepoint Capital Ltd. said Thursday it has swallowed up Poland's Dr Gerard in a deal that comes as the market-leading cookie maker embarks on an expansion effort to give it international pull and an opportunity to unlock new value.

Bridgepoint did not disclose the financial terms of the transactions, but typically targets companies worth between €200 million ($272 million) and €1 billion. The firm is currently investing a €4.8 billion fund, its fourth.

The deal gives Bridgepoint a slice of a highly...
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