October 21, 2016 4:38 PM ET

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Company Overview of Lazard Ltd.

Company Overview

Lazard Ltd, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a financial advisory and asset management firm worldwide. Its Financial Advisory segment offers various financial advisory services regarding mergers and acquisitions and other strategic matters, restructurings, capital structure, capital raising, corporate preparedness, and various other financial matters. This segment serves corporate, partnership, institutional, government, sovereign, and individual clients. The company’s Asset Management segment offers a range of investment solutions and investment management services in equity and fixed income strategies; and alternative investments and private equity funds to corporations, public ...

Clarendon House

2 Church Street

Hamilton,  HM11


Founded in 1848

2,705 Employees



Key Executives for Lazard Ltd.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 58
Total Annual Compensation: $4.8M
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 57
Total Annual Compensation: $1.6M
Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive Officer of Financial Advisory
Age: 50
Total Annual Compensation: $2.7M
Vice Chairman, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of LAM
Age: 56
Total Annual Compensation: $4.9M
Managing Director, General Counsel and Secretary
Age: 53
Total Annual Compensation: $1.6M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Lazard Ltd. Key Developments

Montagu Private Equity In Exclusive Talks To Acquire Aqualung

Air Liquide SA (ENXTPA:AI) said it’s in exclusive talks to sell Aqualung International SA to Montagu Private Equity LLP. The transaction would be subject to the final and definitive agreement between the parties and customary conditions and provisions. Lazard Ltd. (NYSE:LAZ) acted as a financial advisor to Montagu Private Equity LLP.

Advent And BPI Enters Into Exclusive Negotiations For Identity And Secure Activities Of Safran

Advent International Corporation and BPI France SA enters into an exclusive negotiations to acquire Safran Identity and Security SAS from Safran SA (ENXTPA:SAF) after the extensive review of different strategic options for Safran. Under the terms of the negotiations, the identity and secure activities will be brought together with Oberthur Technologies SA while Bpifrance will take a stake and join the Board. Safran received offer fro the potential transaction is expected to close in 2017. Lazard is acting as financial advisor in the negotiations.

Lazard Ltd. Appoints Brian Hanson as Chairman and CEO, Lazard Canada Investment Banking

Lazard Ltd. announced that it has acquired Verus Partners, an independent financial advisory boutique headquartered in Toronto. Brian Hanson, Co-founder and Managing Partner of Verus, has been named Chairman and CEO, Lazard Canada Investment Banking, effective immediately. Mr. Hanson has more than 25 years of Canadian and international advisory experience. He is a former Vice Chairman of CIBC World Markets and former Co-Head of UBS’s M&A group in New York. Also joining Lazard is Verus Co-founder and Senior Partner Richard (Dick) Falconer, who was Vice Chairman of CIBC World Markets, and has been a trusted advisor to Canadian corporations and families for more than 40 years, as well as Guy Savard, former Chairman of Merrill Lynch Canada and President and Chief Operating Officer of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, who will serve as a Senior Advisor to Lazard in Quebec and Atlantic Canada.

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