Adam Zecharia


Adam advises private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies on a wide range of multi-jurisdictional leveraged financings and other complex debt financing transactions at all levels of the capital structure. 

He has advised a number of top-tier private equity funds and financial sponsors including Bridgepoint, Brookfield Private Equity, Exponent, GS Asset Management, Hg Capital, H.I.G., PAI Partners, Partners Group and Stonepeak.

Adam is recognised by his clients as a highly credible practitioner in this field, with clients describing him as “one of the most outstanding professionals of the private equity field”, “our first choice advisor” and “someone that has great judgement and comes up with innovative and commercial solutions to get the deal done”.


Representative matters

Brookfield Business Partners (Brookfield) on the approximately EUR 2.75bn loan and high yield financing package in connection with the acquisition of Modulaire Group, a leading provider of modular leasing services and infrastructure in Europe and Asia-Pacific. 

PAI Partners on its EUR 620m term loan B financing package in connection with the acquisition of Infra Group, a multi-disciplinary network infrastructure services provider. 

Carlyle and PAI Partners on the financing aspects of their acquisition of Theramex, the leading global specialty pharmaceuticals company focused on women’s health, from CVC Capital Partners. 

Bridgepoint on the unitranche financing of its acquisition of Qualitest, the software testing and quality assurance specialist.

Pro bono

Working with Neighbours in Poplar to provide support to the local community

Speaking Engagements

Speaker, European Leveraged Finance Market, Luxembourg Private Equity Academy, 31/03/2021


Financial News 40 under 40, 2024

Rising Stars Award EMEA, IFLR, 2022



Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2012


LLB (Hons), Law, University of Manchester, 2008

LPC (Distinction), College of Law, 2009

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.