Christopher W. Nelson

Chris Nelson focuses on growth equity, venture capital, buyouts and other flavors of private equity and is a partner in the firm's Private Equity Group.

Mr. Nelson brings to his clients a broad range of experience in counseling institutional investors, companies and entrepreneurs in a variety of business transactions, including growth equity, venture capital and buyout investments, mergers and acquisitions, private securities offerings, senior and subordinated debt financings, sophisticated technology transfers and licensing transactions and equity-based compensation arrangements.

His practice is equally split between guiding growth equity, venture capital, buyout and other private equity funds through their direct investments in/acquisitions of prospective portfolio companies and in advising companies (and/or entrepreneurs) that are growth equity, private equity or venture-backed endeavors. He has extensive experience with both capital sources and private equity or venture-backed companies provides him with a unique perspective on the concerns of each party in these transactions and allows him to anticipate concerns and to structure solutions that work for both sides.

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Job Types Partner
Areas of Practice 1) Private Equity
Law School New England School of Law (J.D.,1992)
Education University of New Hampshire (B.A.,1986)
Bar Member / Association Massachusetts State Bar Association
Most recent firm Choate Hall & Stewart LLP
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