Lazard UK Launches New Venture & Growth Banking Team

Lazard has launched a new team called Lazard Venture and Growth Banking and appointed Garri Jones and Nick James as managing directors in its UK Investment Banking business.

Lazard Names New French Investment Team

Lazard has named Jean-Louis Girodolle as chief executive officer of Lazard Investment Banking in France. Charles-Henri Filippi and François Kayat were named co-chairs of Investment Banking in France.

Lazard Deputy CEO Pigasse Resigns

Matthieu Pigasse, deputy CEO of Financial Advisory and chairman and CEO of Lazard France, has resigned from Lazard, effective December 31, 2019.

Jach Rejoins Lazard Middle Market Consumer, Food & Retail Group

Kevin Jach has returned to Lazard’s Middle Market Advisory practice as a managing director in Lazard’s Middle Market Consumer, Food & Retail (CFR) group.

Lazard Expands UK Banking Team

Lazard has named Cyrus Kapadia as CEO of Lazard Investment Banking in the UK and William Rucker, CEO of the business since 2004, as chairman, effective immediately.

Davy Joins Lazard as a Managing Director in Toronto

Stephen Davy has joined Lazard as a managing director, effective immediately. Based in Toronto, he will advise companies in the diversified and natural resources sectors.

Lazard Appoints Pigasse Global Head of Banking/Deputy CEO of Financial Advisory

Advisory firm Lazard appointed Matthieu Pigasse, the current global head of M&A, chairman and CEO of France, and global head of Sovereign Advisory, to global head of Banking and deputy CEO of Financial Advisory.

Climan Joins Lazard as a Senior Advisor

Sanford (Sandy) R. Climan has joined Lazard as a senior advisor in Financial Advisory, effective immediately.

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.