Adam Rosenberg is a Managing Director and Global Head of Gaming & Leisure within the Credit Funds at Fortress Investment Group. In this role, Adam is responsible for investments made across the capital structure in the Gaming & Leisure sector globally. Funds managed by affiliates of Fortress Investment Group have extensive experience making private equity investments into, lending to and owning casinos, slot routes, slot machine manufacturers, lottery providers, internet gaming companies and other gaming and gaming technology-related businesses in the United States and around the world. Our Credit Funds have invested a total of $1.5 billion in dozens of such transactions across land-based gaming and gaming technology businesses in the last 5 years alone.
Prior to joining Fortress, Adam spent over 16 years in the Investment Banking Division of Goldman, Sachs & Co, where he was a Managing Director and Global Head of Gaming. Adam was instrumental in building and eventually running the Gaming Group on a global basis. In that role, Adam provided strategic and financial advice to the firm’s casino operator, gaming technology and equipment manufacturer clients, and was involved in financing some of the largest integrated casino-resort projects in the world. Firm clients included casino operators such as Las Vegas Sands, Caesars Entertainment, Penn National Gaming, Pinnacle Entertainment and Great Canadian Gaming, as well as gaming technology providers and equipment manufacturers such as International Game Technology, Bally Technologies, Video Gaming Technologies, GTECH Corporation and Scientific Games.
Adam was the Goldman Sachs representative to the American Gaming Association, where he served as a member of the Board of Directors in 2011 and 2012. He has also served on the Conference Advisory Boards for the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) Las Vegas and the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) Macau, on the Advisory Board for the Global Internet Gaming Summit and Expo (GiGse), and currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Harvard Association for Law and Business. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Adam spent four years as an attorney with the New York office of Skadden Arps. He received his law degree in 1993 from Harvard University magna cum laude and his bachelor’s degree in 1990 from the University of Pennsylvania magna cum laude.