Cases & Deals

Bunge and Solazyme to jointly develop process for making oil from sugar cane juice and algae

Client(s) Bunge North America, Inc.

Jones Day assisted Bunge North America, Inc. in the negotiation and preparation of a Joint Development Agreement with Solazyme related to the development of an algae strain to produce triglyceride oils in Brazil using sugar cane juice feedstock. Simultaneously, Bunge was granted a warrant for the purchase of shares of stock of Solazyme conditioned on achieving certain milestone events, including the establishment of a joint venture in Brazil to commercialize the technology.