Adam leverages his accomplished career, spanning twenty-five years in restructuring and corporate finance, into various roles for his clients, including financial advisor, investment banker, CRO, expert witness, and fiduciary. His clients have run the gamut, including companies, bank lenders and other secured and unsecured creditors, buyers, sellers, bankruptcy counsel, and litigators, all in the context of workouts, insolvency proceedings, fundraising, M&A, and litigation. He provides expert testimony concerning transactions, intangible/intellectual assets, valuation, solvency, and reasonably equivalent value issues. Adam has a proven record in advising, structuring, and executing in excess of 100 mergers, acquisitions, capital transactions, restructurings, and litigation support assignments.
Prior to co-founding Force 10 Partners in 2016, Adam was a Senior Managing Director at GlassRatner Advisory & Capital Group and Co-President and Chief Compliance Officer of GlassRatner Securities. Adam was also a Principal with XRoads Solutions Group. He spent half his career at CIBC World Markets and its predecessor, Oppenheimer & Company, where he led numerous multi-disciplinary teams on large capital markets, M&A, and restructuring assignments. He also co-established CIBC’s Houston-based energy practice and helped establish CIBC’s software practice. Prior to CIBC, Adam worked in the energy groups at Jefferies and Howard Weil.
Adam also serves as a director of public and private companies. Currently, he is board director of the twelve-year-old Orange County-based Sendio, an email security provider, and Evantix (business and assets sold to Optiv, May 2016).
Adam majored in finance and graduated with a bachelor of science degree in management from Tulane University in 1993. He holds FINRA Series 24, 79, and 62 licenses.