Adam Jaffe is a Vice President and joined the firm in 2010. He is a member of the Technology, Media & Telecommunications advisory practice.
Mr. Jaffe has advised clients across the media and entertainment landscape, with completed transactions ranging from Sony’s $2.2 billion acquisition of EMI Music Publishing and Discovery Communications’ sale of CSS Studios (post production sound company) to advising the Special Committee of American Greetings on its $814 million go-private transaction and Hal Leonard on its recapitalization and sale to private equity. He has particularly extensive experience advising clients in the movie theater exhibition industry, on both buyside and sellside assignments. Recent clients include Marcus Theatres in the acquisition of Wehrenberg Theatres, Bow Tie Cinemas in the sale of a collection of theatres in the Northeast to Cinépolis, Trinity Hunt Partners in the sale of Starplex Cinemas for $172 million to AMC Theatres and the sale of Movie Tavern to Southern Theatres.
Mr. Jaffe’s other notable advisory roles include advising Office Depot on its $6.3 billion sale to Staples (terminated), Office Depot on its $1.2 billion merger with OfficeMax, DSW on its acquisition of Ebuys (e-commerce retailer), DSW on its investment in Town Shoes (Canadian specialty retailer of shoes), and Town Shoes on its sale to Callisto Capital and AIMCO.
Mr. Jaffe received a Master’s degree in Management Studies from The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University where he also received his B.S. degree in Economics.