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Private Market Advisory

Lazard formed the Private Market Advisory (PMA) group to serve the unique needs of privately held companies and private equity sponsors. The PMA group builds on the success of the firm's long-standing middle market advisory business, by providing M&A and strategic advisory and private financing services, while leveraging the full resources of Lazard’s global platform.

Our professionals bring to every assignment:

• Senior-level attention
• Deep industry sector expertise
• Global access to C-level relationships
• Strategic insights and transaction judgment
• Cross-functional approach with the right combination of industry, product, and geographic expertise

Recent Transactions


Sale of Valtris Specialty Chemicals to SK Capital

17 Jun 2022

Refinancing/acquisition financing for HOP Energy, a portfolio company of Delos Capital

26 Apr 2022

Sale of SQAD to GTCR and Dreamscape

26 Apr 2022

Sale of Ontario Plants Propagation to COFRA Holding

12 Apr 2022

Sale of Reliable Industrial Group to Blue Wolf Performance Solutions

07 Apr 2022

Growth Investment in LogicSource from FTV Capital


Private Market Advisory Careers

Oct 29 2020

TMT Finance Virtual Session: The Changing Face of the "Last Mile": Dramatic Growth in the Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) Sector

Garrett Baker, Managing Director & Head of Telecom, Media & Technology at Lazard Middle Market, leads the panel discussion amongst several of the FTTH industry's preeminent executives and investors.

Sep 17 2020

ACG Minnesota 2020 Private Equity Summit

David Santoni, Managing Director & Head of Financial Sponsors Group at Lazard Middle Market, participates in the panel “State of the M&A Market” during ACG Minnesota’s 2020 Private Equity Summit.

Sep 16 2020

TMT Finance M&A Forum USA 2020

Garrett Baker, Managing Director & Head of Telecom, Media & Technology at Lazard Middle Market, participates in TMT M&A Panel "How are Mergers and Acquisitions Changing the Face of the Industry?"

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