Jason R. Nelms is a corporate partner based in Morrison & Foerster’s Singapore office. He focuses on advising Asia-based and U.S. sponsors and investors in the structuring, formation, and offering of private investment funds, including private equity funds, real estate funds, hedge funds, co-investment vehicles, and other alternative investment products.
Mr. Nelms also advises fund sponsors regarding management company structuring, carried interest plans, shareholders’ agreements, and related internal governance matters, and has counseled investment firms and their principals in the purchase and sale of significant minority interests in asset management businesses.
Mr. Nelms has more than 13 years of experience in both Asia and the U.S. Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, he worked in the Hong Kong and New York offices of other leading U.S. law firms.
Mr. Nelms is ranked as a leading individual in China for Investment Funds by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2019. He is also recommended for investment funds in Hong Kong and China by Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019.
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