Scott A.Nelson

Associate

New York + 1.212.326.3644

Scott A. Nelson advises domestic and international clients on mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, corporate governance, and commercial matters. His practice has involved public and private transactions in a variety of industries, including technology services, payments processing, e-commerce, cybersecurity, gaming, energy, and transportation, in the United States, Europe, the United Kingdom, and Latin America. In other representations, Scott has assisted with corporate reorganizations, a major bank collateralization audit, and a senior secured loan facility to a publicly traded company.

Prior to attending law school and joining Jones Day, Scott worked as a marketer and business developer for a private web and technology firm in southern California. During his undergraduate education he marketed higher education technology solutions at Apple and interned with Union Pacific Railroad.

Scott is committed to pro bono service and has worked with the American Association of People with Disabilities, Her Justice, and Legal Aid Society organizations.

Experience

  • SunPower announces sponsored spin-off of solar panel production operationsJones Day is advising SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ: SPWR), one of North America's largest solar-panel makers, in a sponsored spin-off of its solar panel production operations into a new public company – Maxeon Solar Technologies – which will be headquartered in Singapore.
  • iAero Group acquires Swift AirJones Day advised iAero Group LLC (f.k.a. Blue Skies Aerospace Group LLC), as majority shareholder of the iAero Group, in its purchase of Swift Air, the leading independent U.S. airline charter business.
  • ACI Worldwide acquires Western Union's Speedpay U.S. domestic bill pay business for $750 millionJones Day advised ACI Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, in the $750 million acquisition and related financing of the Speedpay bill payment business of The Western Union Company.
  • Diamond S Shipping merges with tanker business of Capital Product Partners for $1.65 billionJones Day advised Diamond S Shipping L.P. in its $1.65 billion merger with the tanker business of Capital Product Partners (CPP).
  • Cortec Group sells WU Holdco to The Carlyle Group and TA AssociatesJones Day advised the Cortec Group in the sale of WU Holdco, Inc., the holding company for Weiman Products, LLC and Urnex Brands, LLC, which are leading developers, manufacturers, and distributors of specialty cleaning products for the consumer and commercial markets, to The Carlyle Group and TA Associates.
  • Inside Secure acquires Verimatrix for approximately $145 millionJones Day advised Inside Secure in its all cash acquisition of Verimatrix, Inc. for up to approximately $145 million in cash (including a potential earn-out).
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