Adam D. Rosenthal


Adam D. Rosenthal


Philadelphia | Cira Centre, 2929 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States of America 19104-2808
+1 215 994 2623 | +1 215 994 2222

New York | Three Bryant Park, 1095 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, United States of America 10036-6797
+1 212 641 5612 | +1 212 698 3599


Adam D. Rosenthal advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity transactions and general corporate and business matters. His clients include private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies, asset managers and a variety of public and private companies across a wide range of industries.

Mr. Rosenthal has been recognized as a Rising Star for both M&A and private equity by the IFLR1000.

  • Court Square Capital Partners in its acquisition of Smart City Holdings.
  • Loring Ward Holdings Inc. in its sale to Focus Financial Partners Inc.
  • Hercules Capital, Inc. in its acquisition of Gibraltar Business Capital.
  • Kudu Investment Management, LLC, a provider of permanent capital solutions to asset and wealth managers worldwide, in its acquisition of a minority interest in First Long Island Investors, LLC.
  • Janus Henderson Investors in the transfer of its U.S. middle and back office operations to BNP Paribas. 
  • CIT Group Inc. in the formation of Strategic Credit Partners, a joint venture formed with TPG Special Situations Partners to provide senior secured financing to companies in a variety of industries throughout the United States.
  • Fibertech Holding Corp., a portfolio company of Court Square Capital Partners, in its US$1.9 billion merger with Lightower Fiber Networks.
  • RAF Industries, Inc. in its private equity acquisitions of numerous companies including Geo-Solutions, Inc., Geo-Con Holdings, LLC, Freedom Medical., Inc. and Spellbinders Paper Arts Company, LLC, and its dispositions of Cool Gear International and Pine Environmental Service, Inc.
  • Select Medical Corporation in its US$1.055 billion acquisition (as part of a joint venture with Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe) of Concentra, Inc. from Humana Inc.
  • B&G Foods, Inc. in its US$765 million acquisition of the Jolly Green Giant and Le Sueur brands and its US$195 million acquisition of Robert’s American Gourmet Food, LLC dba Pirate Brands, maker of Pirate’s Booty.
  • Crown Holdings, Inc. in its US$1.2 billion acquisition of Empaque, a Mexican manufacturer of aluminum cans and ends, bottle caps and glass bottles for the beverage industry, from Heineken.
  • FMC Corporation in its US$200 million carve-out sale of its Peroxygens business to affiliates of One Equity Partners.
  • CompuCom Systems Holding Corp., a portfolio company of Court Square Capital Partners, in its sale to Thomas H. Lee Partners.
  • Diversified Information Technology in its sale to EDM Group, one of the U.K.’s largest providers of outsourced information management services which is backed by private equity provider LDC.
  • The Dow Chemical Company in its acquisition of Lightscape Materials, Inc., a research company with intellectual property in specialty phosphor technology, from investors including SRI International and Wisepower.
  • Adolor Corporation, a NASDAQ-listed pharmaceutical company, in its sale by tender offer to Cubist Pharmaceuticals, which included cash and contingent value right consideration of up to US$415 million.
  • Seven Mile Capital Partners in its sale of portfolio company Waddington North America, Inc. to Olympus Partners.
  • Brown University, A.B.
  • Harvard Law School, J.D., cum laude
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, Honorable Joseph E. Irenas
Speaking Engagements
  • Carve-Out Transactions: Practical Tips for Successfully Navigating Key Pitfalls, Practising Law Institute —  Webcast (March 25, 2019)
  • Greater Philadelphia ACC's Corporate and Securities Law CLE Institute, Philadelphia, PA (June 14, 2018)