Scott D. Peterman

Scott Peterman's practice focuses on private fund formation, private equity transactions, and alternative investments. He has advised clients on M&A, leveraged buyouts, venture capital, and entrepreneurial transactions ranging from several million dollars to more than US$5 billion; corporate finance for telecommunications and high-tech clients; debt and equity restructurings; and regulatory issues. Scott is recognized for his extensive experience with Asian hedge funds and is one of few practicing lawyers in the world who holds a designation as a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) issued by the CFA Institute.

Scott advises private investment funds on the formation of investment vehicles and the consummation of investments, leveraged buyouts, and recapitalizations in connection with middle market leveraged buyouts and build-ups across several industries, including financial services, business services, information technology, consumer products, traditional manufacturing, and light industry. He has represented several large Japanese banks, the world's largest sovereign wealth funds, and many of Asia's more prominent asset managers. [1]