Lazard Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Kenneth M. Jacobs to Present at the 2013 Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum

  Lazard Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Kenneth M. Jacobs to Present at
  the 2013 Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- February 8, 2013

Lazard Ltd (NYSE: LAZ) announced today that Kenneth M. Jacobs, Chairman and
Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to deliver a presentation at the Credit
Suisse Financial Services Forum on Wednesday, February 13, 2013, at 1:00 p.m.
EST.

The presentation and the live audio webcast will be available via the Lazard
Investor Relations website at www.lazard.com. A replay of the audio webcast
will be available on the same website. Both the webcast and presentation will
be available for 14 days following the conference.

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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Contact:

Media:
Judi Frost Mackey, +1 212 632 1428
judi.mackey@lazard.com
or
Investor:
Kathryn Harmon, +1 212 632 6637
or 1 877 266 8601(US only)
kathryn.harmon@lazard.com
 
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