Lazard to Announce Third-Quarter and Nine-Month 2012 Results

  Lazard to Announce Third-Quarter and Nine-Month 2012 Results

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NEW YORK -- October 09, 2012

Lazard Ltd (NYSE: LAZ) will announce its third-quarter and nine-month 2012
results in a news release to be issued Thursday morning, October 25, 2012.

The press release will be available on Lazard’s website at: www.lazard.com.

Lazard will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. EDT on Thursday, October 25,
2012, to discuss the company’s financial results for the third quarter and
first nine months of 2012. The conference call can be accessed via a live
audio webcast available through Lazard’s Investor Relations website at
www.lazard.com, or by dialing 1 (877) 419-6593 (U.S. and Canada) or +1 (719)
325-4752 (outside of the U.S. and Canada), 15 minutes prior to the start of
the call.

A replay of the conference call will be available beginning October, 25, 2012,
at 1:00 p.m. EDT, through November 8, 2012, via the Lazard Investor Relations
website, or by dialing 1 (888) 203-1112 (U.S. and Canada) or +1 (719) 457-0820
(outside of the U.S. and Canada). The replay access code is 8019543.

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ABOUT LAZARD

Lazard, one of the world's preeminent financial advisory and asset management
firms, operates from 42 cities across 27 countries in North America, Europe,
Asia, Australia, Central and South America. With origins dating back to 1848,
the firm provides advice on mergers and acquisitions, strategic matters,
restructuring and capital structure, capital raising and corporate finance, as
well as asset management services to corporations, partnerships, institutions,
governments and individuals. For more information on Lazard, please visit
www.lazard.com.

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Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains “forward-looking statements.” In some cases, you
can identify these statements by forward-looking words such as “may”, “might”,
“will”, “should”, “expect”, “plan”, “anticipate”, “believe”, “estimate”,
“predict”, “potential” or “continue”, and the negative of these terms and
other comparable terminology. These forward-looking statements are not
historical facts but instead represent only our belief regarding future
results, many of which, by their nature, are inherently uncertain and outside
of our control. Although we believe the expectations reflected in the
forward-looking statements are reasonable, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of
our estimated targets, future results, level of activity, performance or
achievements. There are important factors that could cause our actual results,
level of activity, performance or achievements to differ materially from the
results, level of activity, performance or achievements expressed or implied
by these forward-looking statements.

These factors include, but are not limited to, those discussed in our Annual
Report on Form 10-K under Item 1A “Risk Factors,” and also disclosed from time
to time in our reports on Forms 10-Q and 8-K including the following:

  *A decline in general economic conditions or the global financial markets;
  *Losses caused by financial or other problems experienced by third parties;
  *Losses due to unidentified or unanticipated risks;
  *A lack of liquidity, i.e., ready access to funds, for use in our
    businesses; and
  *Competitive pressure.

Lazard Ltd is committed to providing timely and accurate information to the
investing public, consistent with our legal and regulatory obligations. To
that end, Lazard and its operating companies use their websites to convey
information about their businesses, including the anticipated release of
quarterly financial results, quarterly financial, statistical and
business-related information, and the posting of updates of assets under
management in various hedge funds and mutual funds and other investment
products managed by Lazard Asset Management LLC and its subsidiaries. Monthly
updates of these funds will be posted to the Lazard Asset Management website
(www.lazardnet.com) on the third business day following the end of each month.
Investors can link to Lazard and its operating company websites through
www.lazard.com.

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Contact:

Media:
Judi Frost Mackey, +1-212-632-1428
judi.mackey@lazard.com
or
Richard Creswell, +44 207 187 2305
richard.creswell@lazard.com
or
Investors:
Matthieu Bucaille, +1-212-632-6259
Chief Financial Officer
or
Kathryn Harmon, +1-212-632-6637
or 1-877-266-8601(US only)
kathryn.harmon@lazard.com
 
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