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Lazard Hires Larry Slaughter in Investment Banking

Thursday, May 02, 2013

Lazard Hires Larry Slaughter in Investment Banking

08:30 EDT Thursday, May 02, 2013

NEW YORK (Business Wire) -- Lazard Ltd (NYSE: LAZ) announced today that Larry Slaughter will join the firm as a Managing Director and Vice Chairman, Investment Banking, effective June 3. Mr. Slaughter was most recently at JP Morgan, based in New York, where he was co-head of North American Investment Banking, having previously served as head of European Investment Banking Corporates in London.

"We have known and respected Larry for many years," said Antonio Weiss, Global Head of Investment Banking of Lazard. "His industry knowledge, sound judgment and deal-making skills will be of great value to our clients.”

During his 26-year career at JP Morgan, Mr. Slaughter became one of its most accomplished investment bankers. He has led many transformative M&A and capital markets transactions in aerospace, automotive, capital goods, chemicals, healthcare, and other industries. Mr. Slaughter spent two decades in London, where he was co-head of European M&A and head of the European financial sponsors business. From 2008 until his return to New York in 2011, he was Head of European Investment Banking Corporates. He joined JP Morgan in 1987. Mr. Slaughter earned a Bachelor's Degree at Columbia University and a Master's Degree in Economics at Oxford University.

About Lazard

Lazard, one of the world's preeminent financial advisory and asset management firms, operates from 40 cities across 26 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

Judi Frost Mackey, 212-632-1428
Richard Creswell, +44 207 187 2305

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