Scott Semer is a tax partner in Torys' New York office. He advises pension plans and sovereign wealth funds on investments in the United States and around the world.
Scott has extensive experience advising pension plans and non-U.S. investors in connection with negotiating and structuring various joint ventures and investments through private REITs in commercial, residential and industrial U.S. real estate portfolios. He advises international clients on infrastructure projects in the United States and worldwide, both directly and through infrastructure-targeted private equity funds. He also advises multinational corporate clients on a wide variety of international transactions, including public and private mergers, reorganizations, restructurings and acquisitions.
Scott also structures hedge funds and private equity funds and his practice focus includes structured products and a variety of financial derivatives.