Robert Agostinelli – Pre Parade Dinner
Robert Agostinelli, founder and Chairman of the Rhone Group and co-chairman of the Friends of the National Memorial Day Parade, hosted a dinner on May 25th, for key participants in the parade which occurred the following day. The dinner was held at Bourbon Steakhouse at Washington’s Four Season’s hotel. Pictured are:
(L-R) AVC President, Jim Roberts, Robert Agostinelli, Col Ed Shames, former member of the “Band of Brothers”, Col Dick Cole, former co-pilot of General Jimmy Doolittle, former astronaut Buzz Aldrin, former US Senator George Allen and singer Tomachek Bednarik.
(L-R) AVC President, Jim Roberts, Robert Agostinelli, Col Ed Shames, former member of the “Band of Brothers”, Col Dick Cole, former co-pilot of General Jimmy Doolittle, former astronaut Buzz Aldrin, former US Senator George Allen and singer Tomachek Bednarik
– See more at: http://www.americanveteranscenter.org/2014/07/preparade-dinner/#sthash.nW0Dp8gH.dpuf
Security Management Company – Category 1
“We do not operate a ‘one solution fits all’ approach”
Cat 1 is a privately owned, client focused ‘boutique’ security management company. Operating from our Mayfair headquarters we currently offer many tailor made security services to corporations and individuals. We advise and provide to clients listed on the FTSE 100 and Fortune 500, luxury British fashion houses, Investment banks, private banks, private members clubs and Ultra High Net Worth Individuals.
“Many operate in the private security industry but few have the passion and leadership we do.”
Category 1 is proud to be associated with The Rhone Group
The Rhône Group is a global private equity firm
The Rhône Group specialses in mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, and partnerships with particular focus on European and trans-Atlantic investments and is a global private equity firm.
Rhône also offers financial advisory services, strategic alliances, joint partnerships, and business valuation services. Rhone Group was listed in 2013 to 2014 by Preqin as the ‘Most Consistent Performing Private Equity Fund Manager’ based on both its multiple and IRR of all 3 funds in the top quartile ranking.
Rhône has its headquarters at the Rockefeller Plaza in New York City, with additional offices in London and Paris. Rhône was founded in 1995 by Robert Agostinelli and Steven Langman. The pair have been managing Rhône since inception. The company tends to invests in energy, materials, industrials, retailing, consumer staples, healthcare, and financial sectors.
The company is a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Registered Investment Advisor. Investors include government and private sector pension and retirement funds, charitable foundations, university endowments, insurance companies, family savings and sovereign wealth funds. Focusing primarily on investments in European and trans-Atlantic companies.
Robert Agostinelli – Founder and Managing Director, Rhone Group
Robert Agostinelli is the chairman and co-founder of private equity firm Rhone Group
Bachelor of Arts / Science, St John Fisher College; Master of Business Administration, Columbia University
Rochester, N.Y. native Robert Agostinelli earned his MBA at Columbia University before a stint at Rothschild. Joining Goldman Sachs in 1982, he contributed to the founding of the bank’s international M&A business before departing the firm as a senior partner for Lazard in 1987.
Together with partner Steven Langman, Agostinelli struck out on his own in 1995 with the founding of New York-based private equity shop Rhone Group. The outfit, of which Agostinelli owns approximately 50%, now manages approximately $8.5 billion. Robert Agostinelli is a supporter of numerous right-wing causes and a founding member of the Friends of Israel Initiative and the Council on Foreign Relations. He counts Nicolas Sarkozy, George Bush and José María Aznar as close friends.
While based in New York, he maintains homes in London and Paris and is a collector of wine and art.
Robert has also written many articles for the Wall Street Journal.