Robert Frost

Managing Director

Robert Frost headshot


Financial Advisory


Minneapolis, United States

Robert Frost is the Chief Executive Officer of Lazard's Private Market Advisory practice and Head of the Industrials group within PMA. He has more than two decades of investment banking experience.

His transaction experience includes buy and sell-side M&A advisory, private equity placements, fairness opinions, and restructuring assignments. Robert has represented companies in a wide range of industrial sectors, including chemicals, specialty materials, building products, capital equipment, and engineered components.

Prior to joining Lazard, Robert spent nine years in the Mergers & Acquisitions practice of Piper Jaffray & Co. Prior to his career in investment banking, he spent seven years in public accounting with Deloitte & Touche LLP. Mr. Frost serves on the Board of Directors of Cristo Rey Jesuit High School in Minneapolis.

Robert graduated from the University of Nebraska with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and received a Master of Business Administration degree from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.

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