Robert E. Annas serves as a Senior Managing Director in Restructuring Services and Co-Head of Direct Investing. Mr. Annas has over 25 years of experience in both operating and restructuring roles, including 15 years of working and advising in turnaround situations, distressed and special situation portfolio management, and distressed control private equity investing. In addition, he specializes in providing critical positioning, investment analysis, diligence, and execution support, facilitating acquisitions and divestitures through multiple transaction vehicles including Chapter 11 §363 sales, UCC Article 9 foreclosures, secondary market distressed debt purchases and leveraged buyouts.
Prior to joining SOLIC, Mr. Annas was a Managing Director at Navigant Capital Advisors, LLC, serving as leader on a wide variety of restructuring and operating restructuring engagements. Prior to Navigant, he was a Partner at Atlanta Equity Investors, LLC, a middle market-focused private equity fund. Mr. Annas has vast industry experience including business services, information technology, manufacturing, distribution, transportation, healthcare, consumer products, and retail.
Mr. Annas received his Master in Accountancy, as well as Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, from the University of North Carolina. He holds an AIRA certification as a Certified Insolvency & Restructuring Advisor and is FINRA Series 79 and Series 63 licensed.