Scott A.Nelson

Associate

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Scott Nelson advises domestic and international clients on M&A and private equity transactions, corporate governance, and commercial matters. His practice has involved transactions in a variety of industries, including software and technology services, consumer products, aviation, industrials, payments processing, energy, and life sciences.

Scott's recent software and technology representations include Ansys's (NDAQ: ANSS) acquisitions of Analytical Graphics ($700 million), DYNAmore, Phoenix Integration, and Diakopto; ACI Worldwide's (NDAQ: ACIW) acquisition of Western Union's Speedpay payments processing business for $750 million; and Verimatrix (formerly Inside Secure, a French public company) in its acquisition of Verimatrix (a U.S. content security and rights management provider) for $145 million.

Scott has led several transactions for The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG); Signature Aviation plc, the largest global network of aviation fixed-base operators; and Engage PEO, a Florida-based professional employer organization. Other recent transactions include Sonepar SAS's 2022 sale of the Vallen North America industrial MRO and supply business to Nautic Partners and 2023 acquisition of Billows Electric Supply; Misonix's (NDAQ: MSON) $518 million acquisition by Bioventus (NDAQ: BVS); and Diamond S Shipping's $1.65 billion merger with the tanker business of Capital Product Partners (NDAQ: CPLP).

Prior to his legal career, Scott marketed technology solutions at Apple and interned with Union Pacific Railroad.

Scott has provided pro bono services to the board of directors of the American Association of People with Disabilities, Her Justice, and the Legal Aid Society.

经验

  • P&G sells Vidal Sassoon brand in Greater ChinaJones Day advised The Procter & Gamble Company in the sale of its Vidal Sassoon hair care consumer products business to Henkel AG & Co. KGaA.
  • Spark Networks' German StaRUG plan confirmed in first-ever cross-border restructuring under German StaRUG and U.S. chapter 15Jones Day is representing Spark Networks SE in the first-ever cross-border restructuring under the recently enacted German restructuring law ("StaRUG") and chapter 15 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code involving over $100 million of funded debt issued by a U.S.-based credit fund and guaranteed by other German and U.S. entities.
  • Signature Aviation acquires MeridianJones Day advised Signature Aviation in the acquisition of Meridian, an award-winning private aviation company with bases in Teterboro, NJ (TEB) and Hayward, CA (HWD).
  • Engage PEO acquires Zamp HRJones Day advised Engage PEO, a leading professional employer organization (PEO) providing HR outsourcing solutions to small and mid-sized businesses across the U.S., in the acquisition of Zamp HR, a Lindon, Utah-based PEO with over 10,000 worksite employees, expanding Engage's growing presence in the western region of the U.S.
  • Ansys acquires DiakoptoJones Day advised Ansys in the acquisition of Diakopto, a provider of differentiated EDA solutions to accelerate integrated circuit (IC) development.
  • CoLift, Traxys Management and Optiver acquire Traxys GroupJones Day represented CoLift LLC, which sponsored the management buy-out of the Traxys Group, a leading global physical trader and merchant in metals and natural resources, together with Optiver, a global market maker and an investor group active in mining and natural resources led by Regent Mercantile Holdings Limited and The LOM Financial Group.
  • Sonepar Group acquires Billows Electric SupplyJones Day represented Sonepar in the acquisition by its U.S. subsidiary, Cooper Electric, of Billows Electric Supply, an electrical distribution business operating 19 branch locations in the Philadelphia, South New Jersey, and Wilmington, Delaware, markets.
  • Ansys acquires automotive simulation channel partner DYNAmoreJones Day is representing Ansys, Inc. in the acquisition of the DYNAmore business (“DYNAmore”), a Stuttgart, Germany-headquartered company who has historically distributed Ansys’ LS-DYNA crash test simulation software to virtually all major European car manufacturers.
  • Engage PEO acquires Fusion Employer ServicesJones Day advised Engage PEO in the acquisition of Fusion Employer Services, a Lawrenceville, New Jersey-based professional employer organization which has deep roots in the New Jersey market and a reputation for high-quality specialty services, including payroll and tax, human resources management, a full range of benefits, 401(k), and workers' compensation.
  • Engage PEO acquires CEOHR, Inc.Jones Day advised Engage PEO in the acquisition of CEOHR, Inc., a Sarasota, Florida-based professional employer organization.
  • Signature Aviation sells TAC Air FBOs to Atlantic AviationJones Day advised Signature Aviation in its divestiture of three TAC Air fixed base operations at Omaha, Nebraska (OMA); Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina (RDU); and Hartford, Connecticut (BDL) to Atlantic Aviation.
  • Sonepar sells Vallen Distribution to Nautic PartnersJones Day represented the Sonepar Group – a Paris-headquartered global leader in B-to-B distribution of electrical products, solutions and related services – in the sale of Sonepar's subsidiary business, Vallen Distribution, to Nautic Partners, a middle-market private equity firm based in Rhode Island.
  • Signature Aviation acquires 14 TAC Air locations Jones Day advised Signature Aviation in the acquisition of the TAC Air business of The Arnold Companies.
  • Misonix merges with BioventusJones Day represented Misonix, Inc. (Nasdaq: MSON) in its acquisition by Bioventus Inc. (Nasdaq: BVS).
  • Signature Aviation purchases Vail Valley Jet Center FBOJones Day advised Signature Aviation Ltd. in the acquisition of Vail Valley Jet Center, the fixed-base operator (“FBO”) at Eagle County Regional Airport (Airport code: EGE) in Gypsum, Colorado, serving the Vail Valley.
  • Signature Aviation sells Global Engine Services business to StandardAero for $230 millionJones Day advised Signature Aviation plc, a market-leading provider of global aviation support services, in the $230 million sale of the Engine Repair and Overhaul (ERO) business to StandardAero, a portfolio company owned by The Carlyle Group and a leading provider of maintenance, repair, and overhaul services.
  • Ansys acquires Phoenix Integration, Inc.Jones Day advised Ansys, Inc. in its acquisition of Phoenix Integration, Inc., a provider of software that enables model-based engineering (MBE) and model-based systems engineering (MBSE) to customers across multiple industries, particularly in the aerospace and defense sectors.
  • Xact Data Discovery sells company to Aquiline Capital PartnersJones Day represented Xact Data Discovery, a leading international provider of eDiscovery, data management, and managed review services for major law firms and corporations and portfolio company of JLL Partners, in connection with its acquisition by Aquiline Capital Partners LLC, a New York-based private equity firm.
  • Ansys acquires Analytical Graphics, Inc. for $700 millionJones Day advised Ansys, Inc. in the $700 million acquisition of Analytical Graphics, Inc., a provider of mission-driven simulation, modeling, testing and analysis software for aerospace, defense and intelligence applications.
  • SITE Centers acquires interest in BRE DDR Retail Holdings IV LLCJones Day advised SITE Centers Corp. in its acquisition of Blackstone's interest in BRE DDR Retail Holdings IV LLC (Bayside JV), a joint venture that owns and operates retail shopping centers.