Danté Adams is a finance lawyer with a main focus on leveraged loan and capital markets transactions. His work emphasizes UK and cross-border acquisition finance, where he represents senior lenders, junior lenders, and borrower groups. Danté has experience in a variety of debt capital structures, including European super senior revolving credit facilities, high yield bond financings, and first and second lien loan financings.
In addition, Danté has extensive experience advising leading alternative capital and private credit funds, private equity firms, and corporate borrowers across a wide array of capital structures and debt products. He has provided counsel to top-tier investment banks and well-known financial institutions on numerous complex cross-border acquisition financing transactions.
Danté's portfolio also includes involvement in international project finance transactions, predominantly in the energy sector. Prior to joining Jones Day in 2023, he was part of the team that advised on the hedging and equity financing for the largest concentrated solar power project in South Africa.
Before relocating to London, Danté was actively involved in pro bono work in his South African community. He advised entrepreneurs and local business owners through the Business Law Help Desk, a collaboration between the University of Johannesburg's Centre for Entrepreneurship (UJCE) and ProBono.Org.
- University of Natal (LL.B. 2014)
- South Africa