Lazard is the world's leading independent financial advisory and asset management firm. We serve clients with thoughtful advice and effective solutions to strategic and financial matters. 

Founded in 1848, we operate in 43 cities across 27 countries around the world. Our deep roots in local business centers form a global network of relationships with key decision-makers in corporations, governments and investing institutions.

Our business model, history and culture set us apart:

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Client-Aligned Business Model : Our focus on advice and solutions avoids structural conflicts of interest.


Local Roots with Global Scale: Lazard is a truly multicultural firm, rooted in our unique history. Our local depth and global breadth provide clients with the broadest set of opportunities.


Powerful Ideas and Performance: Lazard's longstanding culture of achievement attracts highly accomplished people, who are actively engaged with our clients.