Kyle B. Adams

New York
  • 1271 Avenue of the Americas
  • New York, NY 10020
  • USA

Kyle Adams advises public and private companies, private equity funds, and strategic investors on a range of complex corporate matters.

Mr. Adams advises clients on:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Leveraged buyouts
  • Joint ventures
  • Carve-outs
  • General corporate matters

Mr. Adams' experience encompasses a range of industries that include technology, energy, gaming, retail and consumer products, telecommunications, and commercial lending, among others.

Mr. Adams’ experience includes advising:

Private Equity Transactions:
  • The Blackstone Group in its:
    • US$7 billion sale of its stake in Cheniere Energy Partners
    • US$375 million acquisition of the US motorways business of HMSHost Corporation
  • Leonard Green & Partners and its portfolio companies in numerous acquisitions and divestitures, including relating to:
    • MDVIP, a national leader in membership-based, personalized primary healthcare, in its sale to West Street Capital Partners
    • AerSale, an integrated, diversified global leader in aviation aftermarket products and services, in its de-SPAC transaction with Monocle
    • Aspen Dental in its acquisition of ClearChoice, a provider of comprehensive practice support services to the nationwide network of ClearChoice Dental Implant Centers
    • CHG Healthcare in its acquisition of LocumsMart, a provider of technology solutions for the healthcare industry
  • Cinven’s acquisition of Jaggaer, a global provider of procurement software for large and medium-sized enterprises, from Accel-KKR
  • Searchlight Capital Partners in its strategic investment in Sightline Payments, a company dedicated to commerce solutions for the gaming, lottery, sports betting, entertainment, and hospitality industries
  • Aquiline Capital Partners in its divestment of ENGS Commercial Finance, a provider of leasing and financing solutions especially for the transportation industry, to Mitsubishi
Strategic Transactions:
  • ironSource in its US$11.1 billion de-SPAC merger with Thoma Bravo Advantage
  • Avangrid in its pending US$4.3 billion acquisition of PNM Resources, an energy holding company
  • NRG Energy in its US$3.6 billion acquisition of Direct Energy, a provider of natural gas, electricity, and related services
  • Harry’s in its US$1.37 billion merger with Edgewell Personal Care*
  • Oatly, a Sweden-based food company providing oat-based non-dairy products, in connection with:
    • Its US$1.6 billion initial public offering and listing on Nasdaq
    • A US$200 million equity investment round, led by Blackstone Growth
  • Sightline Payments in connection with:
    • A US$244 million equity investment round, led by Cannae Holdings and valuing Sightline at over US$1 billion
    • A US$100 million equity investment round, led by Cannae Holdings
    • Its acquisition of Joingo, a leading mobile engagement and loyalty platform for the casino gaming industry
  • Vistra Energy Corp. in its acquisition of Ambit Holdings, a Dallas-based retail electric company
  • Ribbon Communications in its acquisition of Anova Data, a provider of a cloud-native streaming analytics platform
  • The lenders in connection with the revolving credit facility for Legacy Reserves Inc., an energy company engaged in the development, production, and acquisition of oil and natural gas properties
Financial Advisors:
  • Morgan Stanley and LionTree Advisors as financial advisors to the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of MSG Networks Inc. in its sale to Madison Square Garden Entertainment

*Deal was terminated

  • Bar Qualification
    • New Jersey
    • New York
    • JD, Notre Dame Law School, 2017
      magna cum laude; Managing Senior Editor, Notre Dame Law Review
    • BA in Political Science, Wake Forest University, 2014
      cum laude
  • Practices
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