Colin Adams Joins Ducera Partners as a Partner

April 17, 2023

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ducera Partners LLC (“Ducera” or the “Firm”), a leading investment bank, today announced that Colin Adams has joined the Firm as a Partner. He will be based in Ducera’s New York office and will focus on advising clients on a broad array of capital structure and restructuring mandates.

Mr. Adams brings to Ducera more than two decades of restructuring, finance, investment and legal experience. He has led complex financial restructurings domestically and internationally as both an advisor and principal across a diverse range of industry verticals, including: telecom, media and technology; healthcare; industrials; retail and business services, among others.

Mr. Adams joins Ducera from M3 Partners, an independent advisory firm, where he was responsible for providing companies and creditors with strategic advice across a broad range of successful turnarounds and restructurings. At M3, Mr. Adams served as a c-suite leader or independent fiduciary for more than fifteen companies. Prior to M3, Mr. Adams was a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley overseeing a special situations group that deployed capital in the U.S. and Europe. Earlier in his career, Mr. Adams was a Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP where he was responsible for all aspects of company representations and counseled creditors and equity sponsors in numerous restructuring situations.

Michael Kramer, Chief Executive Officer of Ducera Partners, said, “Our restructuring and advisory group has long been considered one of the best in the industry given the depth and breadth of expertise we possess. We continue to focus on adding exceptional talent to our team in support of our clients’ needs. Colin’s extensive experience and proven ability to advise management teams on complex cross-border transactions will be incredibly beneficial as we seek to further enhance our capabilities.”

Mr. Adams added, “Ducera has a proven track record as a trusted advisor with an unrivaled ability to navigate complex, critical situations on behalf of its clients. I am excited to join Ducera’s Partnership and support such a talented team as they continue to advise clients in this challenging environment.”

About Ducera Partners LLC

Ducera Partners is a leading investment banking advisory practice with expertise in restructuring, strategic advisory, liability management, capital markets, wealth management, and growth capital. Since its founding in June 2015, Ducera Partners has advised on over $750 billion in transactions across various industries. Ducera Partners has offices in New York, Los Angeles, and Stamford. For more information about Ducera Partners, please visit