Investment Banking Veteran Robert S. Kost to Lead Transactional Practice
Robert S. Kost, a leading investment banker with over 25 years of experience, has joined Goldin AssociatesLLC as a Managing Director. In addition to bolstering Goldin’s restructuring platform, Rob will lead the investment banking operations of GA’s affiliated broker-dealer, Goldin Capital Advisors LLC (member, FINRA/SIPC).
Before joining Goldin, Rob was a Partner at Millstein & Co., where he advised corporate, institutional and governmental clients on restructurings and corporate finance transactions. Prior to that, he was a Managing Director and Co-Head of the Restructuring and Reorganization Group at Gleacher & Co., where he advised numerous clients on restructurings and corporate finance. Previously, Rob was a Partner in the Restructuring Group at Lazard, having joined Lazard in 1999 with a team that had worked together at Deutsche Bank Alex. Brown. Over the course of his career, Rob has represented numerous clients in a wide array of complex restructuring cases, including WorldCom, Owens Corning, Budget Rent-A-Car, Collins & Aikman, Iridium, Eurotunnel, Hexion, YRC and Tronox. Rob began his career at the Chase Manhattan Bank, in 1986, where he held various positions in the Merchant Banking Group and the Special Situations Group.
Goldin Senior Managing Director Harrison J. Goldin said, “We are delighted that Rob has joined our team. He brings a wealth of experience as a restructuring professional and investment banker that will complement and enhance our restructuring services, especially in the transactional area.” Rob Kost commented, “I am excited to be part of the Goldin team and look forward to helping the Firm provide value to clients in restructuring matters, particularly where M&A and capital solutions are involved.”