Davis Polk is advising Ingram Micro Inc. on its acquisition of Brightpoint, Inc., a global leader in providing device lifecycle services to the wireless industry. Ingram Micro is the world’s largest technology distributor and supply-chain services provider.

Davis Polk is also advising Ingram Micro on a $300 million senior unsecured bridge term loan facility expected to be entered into with Morgan Stanley Senior Funding, Inc. upon the closing of the acquisition of Brightpoint.

According to the terms of the transaction, Brightpoint shareholders will receive $9 per share in cash, for a transaction value of approximately $840 million. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including approval by Brightpoint’s shareholders and antitrust clearances.

The Davis Polk M&A team includes Alan F. Denenberg, Mischa Travers, Peter M. Lamb and Tyler P. Pender. The credit team includes Bradley Y. Smith and Lauren N. Gillespie. Rachel D. Kleinberg is providing tax advice. Cynthia Akard is providing employment advice. Arthur J. Burke and Michael N. Sohn are providing antitrust advice. Members of the Davis Polk team are based in the Menlo Park and New York offices.



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