Robert M.Adamson (Rob)

Associate

San Diego + 1.858.314.1120

Rob Adamson's practice focuses on equity derivative transactions and related regulatory matters. Rob advises financial institutions, investment funds, and corporations on negotiating, documenting, and executing transactions — some of which include accelerated share repurchases, call spread transactions, issuer forward sales, prepaid variable share forwards, swaps, complex hedging structures, and other structured equity transactions. Additionally, Rob negotiates relationship-level derivative agreements such as the International Swaps and Derivatives Association's ISDA Master Agreements, Credit Support Annexes, and Master Confirmation Agreement for dealers and end users.

Before practicing law, Rob was licensed as a certified public accountant (CPA) and worked as an assurance associate for one of the "Big Four" accounting firms.

Experience

  • Goldman Sachs enters into accelerated share repurchase agreement with GoDaddyJones Day represented Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC in entering into an accelerated share repurchase agreement (ASR) with GoDaddy Inc. (GoDaddy) for GoDaddy to purchase $375 million of its own shares.
  • Goldman Sachs enters into prepaid variable share forward transactions with clients of its Private Wealth Management and Global Markets divisionsJones Day represented Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC in prepaid variable share forward (PVSF) transactions entered into with clients of its Private Wealth Management and Global Markets divisions.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires AptoJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Buildout, Inc. of Apto, a premier provider of CRM and deal management software for commercial real estate (CRE) brokers.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Signal VineJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Modern Campus of Signal Vine, the higher education industry’s most impactful two-way text messaging platform.
  • Koch invests in Footprint at $1.6 billion valuationJones Day advised Koch Strategic Platforms in its $150 million investment in the Class C Preferred Stock of Footprint International Holdco, Inc.
  • Goldman Sachs enters into accelerated share repurchase agreement with LabCorpJones Day represented Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC in an accelerated share repurchase agreement (ASR) entered into with Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp).
  • Koch invests in GameChange SolarJones Day is advising Koch Strategic Platforms in the $150 million investment in the Series A Preferred Stock of GameChange Solar Holdings Corp.