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M&A and Strategic Advisory

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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 COMPANIES SALES

Review and evaluate business portfolios

Identify and evaluate strategic alternatives

Assess and execute M&A transactions

Recent Transactions

11 Oct 2018

Sale of Kymera International, a portfolio company of Platinum Equity, to Palladium Equity Partners

09 Oct 2018

Sale of SFERRA, a portfolio company of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners, to Highlander Partners

01 Oct 2018

Sale of Northland Communications to Mega Broadband Investments, a portfolio company of GTCR

14 Aug 2018

Sale of PRT Growing Services, a portfolio company of Mill Road Capital, to TriWest Capital Partners

31 Jul 2018

Acquisition by Myriad Genetics of Counsyl

20 Jul 2018

Sale of Soleras Advanced Coatings to an affiliate of AGIC Capital

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