Partner, Jones Day
Scott Peterman has extensive experience in forming all types of funds, from large pan-Asian private equity and venture capital funds to infrastructure and real estate funds, private REITs, hedge funds, hybrid funds, emerging manager platform funds, Hong Kong authorized funds, and emerging market ETFs. He also has concluded more than 150 separate account arrangements, representing a range of sovereign wealth funds, universities, seeding and first-loss capital programs, family offices, and high net worth investors, as well as a host of other bespoke single-investor and single-investment arrangements.
In addition, Scott's prior, 13-year career as a Silicon Valley senior executive active in the software, hardware, and telecommunications industries has led to a thriving transactional practice in Asia's TMT sector, including M&A, counseling FinTech start-ups, developing compensation and profit-sharing schemes, and assisting entrepreneurs in maintaining, maximizing, and transferring their wealth. He was Apple's first country manager for China, as well as for Korea. He was director of Asia Pacific for Alcatel Data Networks and director of North American Corporate Development for Cable & Wireless.
Scott also holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter, the most recognized designation for investment professionals globally. He has previously held leadership positions in the Washington Association of Money Managers and the CFA Society of Japan.