Rhône Group re-appoints Bolton as senior advisor

Rhône Group has re-appointed Ambassador John Bolton as a senior advisor. Previously, he served as national security advisor to President Trump.


Rhône Group has re-appointed Ambassador John Bolton as a Senior Adviser to the Firm. It signals a return to a role Ambassador Bolton held for over a decade prior to his tenure in the Trump administration as Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs.

Ambassador Bolton will once again provide advice and counsel to Rhône Group and its portfolio companies on a variety of matters including geopolitical and economic issues. Robert Agostinelli, Co-Founder of Rhône Group, said: “We are delighted to welcome John back to the Firm where he has delivered incredible value as an adviser in the past. With the current unpredictable nature of geopolitics and its ability to disrupt the global economy we think our Firm and our investors will benefit immensely from John’s vast experience working in the international political arena.”

Ambassador John Bolton served as National Security Advisor to President Trump, having previously served in the Reagan administration and George H.W. Bush administration in several roles in the State and Justice Departments. He also served in the George W. Bush administration as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations.

About Rhône Group
Rhône was founded in 1996 by Robert F. Agostinelli and M. Steven Langman following their successful careers in cross-border mergers and acquisitions with Goldman Sachs and Lazard. With over 20 years of investing experience, Rhône comprise a global alternative investment management firm with over €5 billion in assets under management. The firm focuses its private equity investments in market leading businesses with a pan-European or transatlantic presence and global growth opportunities. Rhône, which is currently investing capital from its fifth private equity fund, has invested in a diversified portfolio of companies including those in the chemical, consumer product, food, packaging, industrials, specialty material, business services, and transportation sectors.