Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Adam E. Fleisher’s practice focuses on a wide range of corporate finance transactions, including fund investing, international and U.S. capital markets offerings, and liability management transactions, as well as private equity firm structuring and compliance, and securities and loan trading.
Adam joined the firm’s New York office in 2000 and became a partner in 2008. He was resident in the firm’s London office from 2001 to 2005, when he returned to New York.
Education: JD, Yale Law School; AB, Harvard University
Areas of experience: Capital markets; Leveraged and acquisition finance; Mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures; Private equity; United States.
Representing issuers and underwriters in public, private, U.S. and international offerings, including initial public offerings, block trades, rights offerings, convertible, exchangeable and high yield bond offerings, regulatory capital transactions and business development company offerings. Advised the underwriters on the VMware IPO, one of the largest-ever tech IPOs and winner of U.S. Equity Issue of the Year by the International Financial Review, and in the IPOs of BankMuscat, the first London listing of an Omani company, SenoRx, GP Investments and Instinet Group.
Advising on sponsor and trading platform structuring, and joint ventures with, and investments in, private equity firms, including by sovereign wealth funds.
Representing private equity and hedge funds investing in U.S. and international private and public companies, including through direct equity investments and structured transactions. Regularly represents TPG, Viking Global Investors, Discovery Capital Management and other funds in connection with investing, structuring, capital markets, compliance and M&A matters.
Advising on Exchange Act reporting and disclosure, and compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd-Frank and JOBS Acts and exchange rules.
Advising on beneficial ownership reporting and insider trading, and Investment Company Act and Investment Advisers Act, broker-dealer regulation and other SEC matters.