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Deep Sector Expertise

Our group actively serves companies in the industrials sector, including aerospace and defense, automotive aftermarket, building products and construction, chemicals, engineered industrials, industrial products and services, oilfield products and services, packaging and plastics, and transportation and logistics.


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Robert D. Frost

CEO of Lazard Middle Market

+1 612 371 6591


Industrials, Chemicals, Industrial Products & Services
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Jeffrey Chen

Managing Director

+1 612 371 6596


Industrials, Chemicals
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Matthew P. Dalton

Managing Director

+1 612 371 6540


Industrial Products & Services, Industrials
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David L. Hallett

Managing Director

+1 612 371 6564


Industrials, Oilfield Products & Services, Transportation, Logistics & Distribution
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Bennett Monson

Managing Director

+1 704 719 5853


Industrials, Industrial Technology
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James Reilly

Managing Director

+1 612 371 6553


Industrials, Industrial Products & Services

Areas of Expertise

Aerospace and Defense

Aerospace components
Defense electronics
Related sub-sectors

Automotive Aftermarket

Auto parts retail
Collision and replacement parts
Heavy duty parts
Maintenance and repair services
Lubricants and specialty automotive chemicals suppliers
Performance, racing and off-road components and accessories
Warehouse distributors and jobbers

Building Products and Construction

Building products and materials
Home builders


Additives and process aids
Agricultural chemicals
Intermediates and commodities
Coatings, adhesives, and sealants
Flavor, fragrance, and personal care
Inorganics, catalysts, and minerals
Lubricants, surfactants, and cleaners
Oil and gas chemicals
Plastics, polymers, and resins
Specialty and performance materials
Value-added chemical distribution

Engineered Industrials

Advanced manufacturing, automation and controls
Flow control and filtration
Highly engineered products
Mission critical components, products and systems
Safety products
Sensors, test and measurement

Industrial Products and Services

Capital equipment
Diversified industrials
Electronics/electrical products
Industrial services
Metals and metal forming

Oilfield Products and Services

Industrial services for mid- and downstream
Oil and gas extraction and transport products and equipment
Oilfield services

Packaging and Plastics


Transportation and Logistics

Logistics outsourcing
Value-added distribution

Recent Transactions

30 Aug 2021

Sale of Friedrich Air Conditioning, a portfolio company of Monomoy Capital Partners, to Rheem

12 Aug 2021

Acquisition by Vista Equity Partners of Power Factors

13 May 2021

Sale of Choice Adhesives, a portfolio company of BlueArc Capital Partners and Merit Capital, to ICP Group, a portfolio company of Audax

22 Feb 2021

Sale of VersaFlex, a portfolio company of DalFort Capital, to PPG Industries

04 Jan 2021

Sale of Gardner-Gibson on its sale to ICP Group, a portfolio company of Audax Group

31 Dec 2020

Acquisition by an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners of Calcium Products

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