BofAML, Lazard Advise Sempra Energy on South American Businesses Sale

Sempra Energy plans to sell its equity interests in its South American businesses starting in March 2019. Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Lazard will act as financial advisors to the company in connection with the sale.

Vasan Joins Lazard as Managing Director, Private Capital Advisory

Suresh Vasan joined financial advisory firm Lazard as a managing director in the Private Capital Advisory’s Private Capital Solutions Group. He will be based in Houston.

Hutchinson Joins Lazard’s Middle Market TMT Group

Lazard hired Jason Hutchinson as a managing director on its Middle Market Telecommunications, Media & Technology group. Hutchinson will be based in San Francisco.

Kurmaniak Joins Lazard in Financial Advisory

Rosanne Kurmaniak joined Lazard as a management director, financial advisory, based in New York. Kurmaniak was previously managing director in Citi’s Global M&A group.

Skelly Joins Lazard as Senior Financial Advisor

Lazard appointed Michael Skelly senior advisor in Financial Advisory, with a focus on energy, sustainability and infrastructure. He will be based in Houston and New York.

Michaels Joins Lazard Financial Institutions Group

Henry Michaels joined Lazard as a senior advisor in Financial Advisory. He will be based in New York and serve as an advisor to Lazard’s Financial Institutions Group, North America.

Lawrence Joins Lazard as Managing Director/Deputy Chairman

Christopher Lawrence will join Lazard Financial Advisory as a managing director and deputy chairman in Investment Banking, based in New York, effective October 2, 2018.

Parker Joins Lazard Middle Market Media & Technology Group

David Parker has joined Lazard’s Middle Market Advisory practice as a managing director in the Telecommunications, Media and Technology Group. He will be based out of New York.

Tan Joins Lazard as Managing Director in Hong Kong

Shen Tan joined Lazard Asset Management as a managing director in Hong Kong. Tan will focus on distribution throughout Asia and help to develop the firms’ Asset Management business in the region.

Karaivanov Joins Lazard Middle Market Financial Institutions Group

Dimitar Karaivanov joined Lazard’s Middle Market Advisory practice as a managing director in the Financial Institutions Group. He will be based in New York.