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

05 Apr 2017

Sale of Quintus Technologies to Kobe Steel

24 Mar 2017

Sale of Summit Research Labs, a portfolio company of One Rock Capital Partners, to Elementis

01 Mar 2017

Sale of cabi to Sentinel Capital Partners

07 Feb 2017

Sale of Friedrich Air Conditioning to Monomoy Capital Partners

13 Jan 2017

Sale of Kwik Tek to Falconhead Capital

15 Nov 2016

Sale of MarketCast to Kohlberg & Company