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September 2018

Roberto Mendoza, Veteran Banker, Joins Foros as a Managing Director

NEW YORK, NY, September 20, 2018 – Foros announced today that Roberto Mendoza has joined the firm as a Managing Director.   Over his career, Mr. Mendoza has advised and served on the boards of some of the world’s leading corporations, including 10 years as Vice Chairman of the Board of JP Morgan where he served for 30 years and led the M&A, Capital Markets and Private Equity businesses.

“Roberto’s wealth of experience providing outstanding advisory services will add immediate value to our firm and clients,” said Jean Manas, Chief Executive Officer of Foros. “He epitomizes the approach to advisory banking that Foros embodies, which is to provide differentiated and customized recommendations to our clients.   I could not be more pleased to welcome him to the firm.”

Mr. Mendoza said: “I am pleased to be joining Foros and rejoining several colleagues, including Jean Manas and Drew Ackert, with whom I worked a number of years ago.  They and their team are a seasoned group of professionals committed to driving successful outcomes for clients in the U.S. and overseas, and I’m looking forward to this exciting next chapter in my career.”

Mr. Mendoza will be based in New York and spend considerable time in London; he will bring a particular focus to cross border work involving Europe and Latin America.

Currently, Mr. Mendoza serves on the Boards of RFHL and Western Union. He has also served as a board member of XL Capital (Chairman), Egg (Chairman), ACE, Alicorp, Banesto, Baosteel Metal, BOC Group, Continental Airlines, Manpower, Mid Ocean, Partner Re, Prudential, Reuters, the Travelers Group, and Vitro.  Mr. Mendoza is a past President of the Chatham House Foundation.

Mr. Mendoza earned a B.A. in History from Yale and an M.B.A. (Baker Scholar) from the Harvard Business School.

About Foros:

Foros is a premier financial and M&A advisory firm headquartered in New York City. Foros has an unrelenting focus on premier advice, developed rigorously and delivered with integrity, and an unwavering commitment to the success of its clients.

Foros has advised on 5 announced transactions this year with an aggregate value of approximately $4 billion, including advising UNFI on its announced acquisition of SuperValu.  Since its founding in 2009, Foros has served 73 clients, advising on 73 announced transactions with over $62 billion in transaction value.

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