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At a Glance


“Exposure to extremely strong colleagues, top-tier clients, and some of the largest and most complex deals on the Street”

“Incredible early work experience and responsibility for those who want it”

“Great reputation—long tradition of best-in-class investment banking”


“Pressure to perform at all times—excellent work is the expectation and the bar is high”

“Hours can be long and unpredictable”

“Internal politics”

The Buzz

“Strong reputation”

“Unique culture, elite firm”

“Restructuring is prestigious”

About Lazard

Founded in 1848, Lazard has advised on some of the most significant mergers and acquisitions in Europe and the Americas since the beginning of the 20th century. The firm's modern history can be traced to the year 2000, when the "three houses of Lazard" (based in New York, Paris and London) formally united as one partnership. The firm went public in 2005 and today is the largest advisory-focused investment bank, with offices in 43 cities across 27 countries. The firm is led by Kenneth Jacobs, its chairman and CEO, and employs approximately 3,000 people globally.

Lazard has two businesses: financial advisory and asset management (each accounts for approximately 50 percent of the firm's revenues). The financial advisory business advises companies, boards, governments and sovereign entities on M&A transactions, capital structure, capital raising, restructuring, shareholder strategy, and other strategic matters. Thanks to its extensive and deeply rooted global network, Lazard is known for advising on large, complex and cross-border assignments. Lazard's asset management business offers a broad range of investment management services across traditional and alternative strategies in equity and fixed income to corporations, public funds, sovereign entities, endowments and foundations, labor funds, financial intermediaries, and private clients around the world. As of September 30 2019, Lazard managed assets of more than $231 billion.


30 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, NY 10112
Phone: (212) 632-6000

Firm Stats

Employer Type: Public
Stock Symbol: LAZ
Stock Exchange: NYSE
Chairman & CEO: Kenneth M. Jacobs
Financial Advisory CEO: Peter Orszag
Asset Management CEO: Ashish Bhutani
2021 Employees (All Locations): 3,018

Major Office Locations

New York, NY
Paris, France
London, United Kingdom
Sydney, Australia
Beijing, China
Los Angeles, CA
San Francisco, CA
Frankfurt, Germany
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Chicago, IL
Milan, Italy
Tokyo, Japan
Boston, MA

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