Our Team

Bob PowellChief Operating Officer and General Counsel

Since joining, Bob has been involved in advising on many of the firm’s mandates, particularly where they pose complex structuring, accounting or tax considerations.

Bob has over 30 years’ experience advising on a broad array of investment and financing transactions across many industries, including experience structuring and negotiating principal investments and M&A transactions involving complex capital structures. Prior to joining Foros, Bob was a Managing Director and Counsel for AIG Financial Products Corp. where he worked for 12 years in the principal investments and structured financing groups.

Prior to joining AIG in 1997, Bob was an attorney with Davis Polk & Wardwell, where he advised on a wide range of M&A, securities and lending/work-out transactions, with particular depth in the area of highly leveraged and cross-border transactions.

Bob earned a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Kansas and a J.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Law.

  • Since joining Foros, Bob has advised clients across industries with a focus on financing and structuring
  • Over 30 years’ experience in M&A, financings and principal investing

Prior Experience

  • Managing Director, AIG Financial Products Corp
  • Attorney, Davis Polk & Wardwell


  • B.S., University of Kansas
  • J.D., Vanderbilt University School of Law