Robert C. Goldstein

Robert C. Goldstein

Counsel, Corporate; Capital Markets
Robert C. Goldstein represents issuers and investment banks in connection with a wide variety of public and private financings, including high-yield and investment grade debt financings, initial public offerings (IPOs) and secondary offerings.


Mr. Goldstein also works on liability management transactions, including out-of-court and in-court restructurings, tender offers, exchange offers and consent solicitations, and advises corporate clients with respect to corporate governance matters and securities law compliance. Prior to joining Skadden, Mr. Goldstein was a capital markets and securities attorney in the New York office of another international law firm.

Selected representations include:

  • Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated in its $758.5 million acquisition of IronPlanet Holdings, Inc., including its related $500 million senior notes offering;
  • Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. in its $375 million senior notes offering in connection with its spin-off from substantially all of the real estate assets of the entity formerly known as Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc.;
  • Westfield Group in its £800 million senior notes offering in two tranches and in its $500 million senior notes offering;
  • Steelcase Inc. in its $450 million senior notes offering;
  • Hanmi Financial Corporation, the parent company of Hanmi Bank, in its $100 million fixed-to-floating rate subordinated notes offering;
  • over 50 special purposes acquisition company (SPAC) IPOs, including Social Capital Hedosophia Corp. I-III, GS Acquisition Holdings Corp I-II, Reinvent Technology Partners, Silver Spike Acquisition Corp. and Panacea Acquisition Corp., as well as numerous SPAC business combinations;
  • Nine Point Energy (formerly Triangle USA Petroleum Corporation) in its rights offering and other corporate aspects of its restructuring;
  • Atlas Resource Partners, L.P. in the corporate finance aspects of its prepackaged Chapter 11 plan of reorganization, one of the first Chapter 11 reorganizations of a master limited partnership;
  • a Silver Point Capital/Oaktree Capital Management consortium in the restructuring of its investment in Studio City, a multibillion-dollar casino resort development project in Macau;
  • the special committee of the board of directors of AMC Entertainment in connection with Silver Lake Partners’ $600 million investment in AMC; and
  • the underwriters in multiple debt and equity offerings by Public Storage, Inc. and American Homes 4 Rent, including each of their inaugural public debt offerings.



  • LL.M., New York University School of Law, 2010
  • J.D., Columbia Law School, 2008
  • B.A., University of Michigan, 2005


  • California
  • New York

Robert C. Goldstein

Counsel, Corporate; Capital Markets