Financial Sponsor Relationships

Our financial sponsors group maintains a broad network of relationships with middle market financial sponsors. More than 300 private equity groups have been clients and/or buyers, with funds ranging between $150 million and $5 billion.

Contacts

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David Santoni

Managing Director, Financial Sponsors Group

+1 612 371 6529

Minneapolis

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Steven R. Tipler

Managing Director, Financial Sponsors Group

+1 612 371 6559

Minneapolis

Areas of Expertise

Financial Sponsor Relationships

Our financial sponsors group is responsible for optimizing and integrating interactions with Lazard's middle market industry teams, including:

- Improve access to sell-side deal flow
- Coordinate activity across sectors and product groups, delivering Lazard's global resources
- Assist in navigating through our competitive sell-side auctions to help sponsors use time wisely and improve win rates
- Build long-term institutional partnerships and deep individual relationships to establish trust and productive follow-through

Recent Select Transactions

03 Nov 2017

Sale of Celerion Holdings, a portfolio company of MTS Health Investors, to Court Square Capital Partners

01 Nov 2017

Sale of Accella Performance Materials, a portfolio company of Arsenal Capital Partners, to Carlisle Companies

01 Nov 2017

Investment in ProService Hawaii by FFL Partners

06 Oct 2017

Sale of ITS ConGobal, a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group, to AMP Capital

01 Aug 2017

Sale of Milestone AV Technologies, a portfolio company of Pritzker Group Private Capital, to Legrand

28 Jun 2017

Sale of Hi-Pro Feeds, a portfolio company of Birch Hill Equity Partners, to Nutreco