Jason R. Nadeau
Jason Nadeau joined Ropes & Gray in 2013 and is an associate in the firm’s hedge funds practice group in New York. His practice focuses on the representation of hedge funds, private equity funds, investment advisers and fund sponsors in connection with the formation and restructuring of open-end and closed-end funds and single-investor structures, as well as various fundraising, operational, transactional, regulatory and compliance matters. Jason’s experience also includes drafting and negotiating various contractual arrangements, such as side letters with investors and placement agent agreements, administration and other service provider agreements.
During law school, Jason worked in the general counsel office at Credit Suisse focusing on Executive Compensation, Employee Benefits and ERISA matters. Jason also served as a managing editor on Vanderbilt Law Review. Prior to law school, Jason worked as a consultant in the Disputes and Investigations department at Navigant Consulting, Inc. focusing primarily on forensic accounting and corporate fraud matters.
- Advises several private equity fund managers on the formation of closed-end vehicles designed to allow U.S. high net worth clients to invest in the private equity funds and other investment products which they sponsor, including drafting and negotiating fund documents and various contractual arrangements with placement agents and administrators.
- Represents an established seed fund platform in negotiating revenue sharing arrangements with third party hedge fund managers.
- Represents a large fund sponsor on the formation and launch of closed-end debt funds with multiple strategies and separate account structures.
- Advises several hedge fund and private equity fund managers on ongoing compliance and regulatory issues, including advising on compliance policies and procedures, regulatory filings, and other day-to-day compliance issues unique to private fund managers.