FacultyFaculty/Author Profile
Adam E. Fleisher

Adam E. Fleisher

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

New York, NY, USA


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 in 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.

NOTABLE EXPERIENCE

Capital Markets

  • 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.

Private Equity Sponsors

  • Advising on sponsor and trading platform structuring, and joint ventures with, and investments in, private equity firms, including by sovereign wealth funds. 

Fund Transactions

  • 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.

Corporate Governance and Capital Markets Regulation

  • Advising on Exchange Act reporting and disclosure, and compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd-Frank and JOBS Acts and exchange rules.

Fund Trading and Compliance

  • Advising on beneficial ownership reporting and insider trading, and Investment Company Act and Investment Advisers Act, broker-dealer regulation and other SEC matters.

SELECTED ACTIVITIES

  • Visiting Clinical Lecturer (Co-teacher, “Advanced Issues in Capital Markets: Role of Counsel for Issuers and Underwriters in an Initial Public Offering”), Yale Law School
  • U.S. Advisory Board Member, Practical Law Company
  • Former Secretary, Financial Reporting Committee, Association of the Bar of the City of New York

PUBLICATIONS

  • “The Mechanics of A/B Exchange Offers,” Practical Law, The Journal; Adam E. Fleisher, David E. Webb and Angela K. Chen; 2015
  • “United States,” Getting the Deal Through: Debt Capital Markets; contributing eds., David C. Lopez, Adam E. Fleisher, Dase Kim; 2014 and 2015

SEE MORE

EVENTS

Adam E. Fleisher is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Alert Memorandum, The Hague Securities Convention Goes Live April 1, 2017 (March 29, 2017) - Understanding the Securities Laws 2017, Thursday, July 13, 2017
Daniel Ilan, et al., Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Cleary M&A and Corporate Governance Watch, Privacy in M&A Transactions: Navigating the Traps, Part 2 (October 25, 2016) - Understanding the Securities Laws 2017, Thursday, July 13, 2017
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Alert Memorandum, Jury Awards Ousted General Counsel Nearly $11 Million in Whistleblower Retaliation Action—Key Takeaways (February 21, 2017) - Understanding the Securities Laws 2017, Thursday, July 13, 2017
Daniel Ilan, et al., Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Cleary M&A and Corporate Governance Watch, Privacy in M&A Transactions: Navigating the Traps (October 24, 2016) - Understanding the Securities Laws 2017, Thursday, July 13, 2017
Matthew C. Solomon, et al., Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Cleary M&A and Corporate Governance Watch, Acting SEC Chair Michael Piwowar Takes Steps to Centralize the Process of Issuing Formal Orders—Are Commentators Drawing the Right Lessons? (February 28, 2017) - Understanding the Securities Laws 2017, Thursday, July 13, 2017
Neil Markel, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Cleary M&A and Corporate Governance Watch, Smoothing the Pathway to Use of Tender Offers in Private Equity Acquisitions (December 6, 2016) - Understanding the Securities Laws 2017, Thursday, July 13, 2017
Elizabeth (Lisa) Vicens, et al., Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Cleary M&A and Corporate Governance Watch, Supreme Court Clarifies Insider Trading Liability for Confidential Tips (December 7, 2016) - Understanding the Securities Laws 2017, Thursday, July 13, 2017
Non-GAAP Financial Measures: The SEC’s Evolving Views (June 2016) - Securities Law and Practice 2017: How the SEC Works, Friday, October 27, 2017
Between Contractual and Fiduciary Duties: ODN Holding and the Rights of Preferred Stockholders (June 8, 2017) - Directors' Institute on Corporate Governance (Fifteenth Annual), Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Web Segment  Web Segment “20 Questions” – What’s on Your Mind and What’s New in Securities Law? - Understanding the Securities Laws 2017, Tuesday, July 18, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio “20 Questions” – What’s on Your Mind and What’s New in Securities Law? - “20 Questions” – What’s on Your Mind and What’s New in Securities Law?, Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts “20 Questions” – What’s on Your Mind and What’s New in Securities Law? - “20 Questions” – What’s on Your Mind and What’s New in Securities Law?, Tuesday, July 18, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg “20 Questions” – What’s on Your Mind and What’s New in Securities Law? - “20 Questions” – What’s on Your Mind and What’s New in Securities Law?, Tuesday, July 18, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Understanding the Securities Laws 2017, Wednesday, July 19, 2017, New York, NY
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters The Registered Offering - Financial Product Fundamentals: Law, Business, Compliance (Second Edition), Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Alternatives to Traditional Securities Offerings - Financial Product Fundamentals: Law, Business, Compliance (Second Edition), Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Share
Email

  • FOLLOW PLI:
  • twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • GooglePlus
  • RSS

All Contents Copyright © 1996-2017 Practising Law Institute. Continuing Legal Education since 1933.

© 2017 PLI PRACTISING LAW INSTITUTE. All rights reserved. The PLI logo is a service mark of PLI.