Sam Adams Portfolio Manager, SR Alternative Credit
Sam Adams joined Old Hill, the predecessor of SR Alternative Credit, in 2018. He is responsible for sourcing, vetting, structuring, closing and managing deals in the portfolio and is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. Sam manages a variety of transactions but has particular expertise in trade finance, entertainment and shipping. Sam has more than 30 years of experience in loan transactions, including 12 years with asset-based lending funds.
Prior to joining Old Hill, Sam was an investment banker for Corporate Finance Associates, focusing on sourcing capital for lower middle-market companies. Earlier, Sam founded an entertainment-related ABL fund called Cedar Lane and also worked at a trade and transportation finance fund called Octave. He began his career by practicing corporate law for 10 years, first at Shearman & Sterling and then at other New York law firms. Sam holds a BA in History from Kenyon College and a JD from Washington & Lee University School of Law.