Trusted Advisors

Lazard's middle market advisory practice provides long-term advice to shape strategy, optimize capital structure, and manage risk and support growth.

Our bankers focus exclusively on middle market companies bringing to bear all the resources of Lazard, including the industry expertise, senior board-level relationships, and local perspectives of its bankers.

Areas of Expertise

Private Equity Divestitures

Assist private equity in evaluating exit strategies that will maximize value

Advise private equity in preparing and positioning portfolio companies for sale

Counsel regarding enterprise value, debt capacity and appropriate capital structure

Private Company Sales

Provide guidance about the complex process of selling a privately held company

Financial and non-financial objectives / legacy / structure / succession plan

Unique process

Corporate Acquisitions & Divestitures

Work with corporate sellers to divest non-core assets and underperforming units

Structure ongoing relationship with the divested unit's products or services

Help protect vital interests such as customers, supply chain, and the parent's brand

Public Company Sales

Review and evaluate business portfolios

Identify and evaluate strategic alternatives

Assess and execute M&A transactions

Recent Transactions

06 Mar 2017

Sale of Porous Technologies to Filtration Group

02 Mar 2017

Chapter 11 restructuring for Modular Space

01 Mar 2017

Sale of CAbi to Sentinel Capital Partners

24 Feb 2017

Sale of Avure Technologies to JBT Corporation

17 Feb 2017

Out-of-court restructuring & capital raise for Sidewinder Drilling

14 Feb 2017

Sale by Dover Corporation of Performance Motorsports to Kinderhook