Adrian Kingshott, Managing Director, has over 30 years of experience in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and asset management.
Prior to joining Headwaters, he spent 17 years at Goldman Sachs where he was Co-Head of the Leveraged Finance Department and a member of the Business Unit Leaders Committee of the Investment Banking Division. During his time at Goldman Sachs, he closed in excess of $25 billion of M&A transactions and in excess of $30 billion of leveraged finance transactions. He left Goldman Sachs in 2002 to start the direct investing business at Amaranth Advisors before founding AdSon, an advisor to corporations and asset managers, in 2005. At Adson, he has advised middle market companies on financing and M&A and has provided investment management advice to several credit funds and advised the State of Connecticut on its $4 billion private equity and hedge fund portfolio.
Mr. Kingshott is on the board of directors of XPO Logistics, where he chairs the Strategy and Acquisition Committee. He is an adjunct Professor of Finance at Fordham Graduate School of Business and the Gabelli School where he lectures on Global Capital Markets and Investments and Security Analysis.
He has an MBA from Harvard Business School and an MA in Law from Oxford University.