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Capital Solutions & Restructuring

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Trusted Advice, Customized Solutions.

Our group is integrated with our industry teams to offer clients a broad range of solutions, including advice on capital raising, debt restructuring, chapter 11 advisory, distressed asset sales and other strategic alternatives. We focus on areas for which we have industry expertise and provide tailored strategies to address our clients' unique situations. 


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Michael A. Schwartz

Managing Director, Capital Solutions & Restructuring Group Co-Head

+1 212 418 3227

New York

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Andrew J. Torgove

Chief Operating Officer, Capital Solutions & Restructuring Group Co-Head

+1 212 418 3211

New York

Areas of Expertise


  • Integrated with our sector bankers to bring industry insight into all projects
  • Leading capital raising expertise focused on private solutions
  • Unparalleled liability management and distressed advisory
  • Significant capital formation experience, including differentiated PE secondary transaction advisory


Strategic Alternatives

  • Debt financing and recapitalizations
  • Equity private placements
  • Complex balance sheet advice and negotiations 
  • Out-of-court debt restructurings
  • Chapter 11 advisory and 363 sales

Leading Global Restructuring Practice

Lazard is one of the world's leading restructuring advisors. We have advised on more than 500 restructuring worldwide, with an aggregate value of over $1 trillion, including many of the largest and most complex. Learn more about our restructuring group. 



16 Dec 2019

Financing of Teleguam, a portfolio company of Huntsman Family Investments

12 Feb 2019

Dividend recapitalization and minority equity sale for Citizens Rx

13 Nov 2018

Refinancing/acquisition financing for Vee Pak, a portfolio company of Wind Point Partners

16 Sep 2016

Chapter 11 restructuring for Horsehead

11 Mar 2016

Out-of-court exchange and capital raise for Nuverra Environmental Solutions

03 Aug 2015

Section 363 bankruptcy sale of Standard Register to Taylor Corporation

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