Skip to Content

Financial Sponsors Group

Sponsor Coverage.jpg

Financial Sponsor Relationships

Lazard’s financial sponsors group develops and maintains a broad network of relationships with leading private equity, family office, pension fund, and other financial sponsors around the world. Large or small, global or regional, we meet our financial sponsor clients wherever they are, providing world-class investment banking services in any situation. 


Steven R. Tipler profile photo

Steven R. Tipler

Managing Director, Head of North American Private Equity Coverage

+1 612 371 6559


Brian Bratcher profile photo

Brian Bratcher

Managing Director

+1 212 632 6222

New York

James Orozco profile photo

James Orozco

Managing Director

+1 415 623 5029

San Francisco

Areas of Expertise

Our financial sponsors group consists of experienced deal professionals who work seamlessly with our global industry banking teams.  This integrated approach leverages the full power of Lazard’s world-renowned investment banking services, providing exceptional senior attention with both a global reach and perspective.  

Whether it’s a complex, cross-border transaction, the sale of a private-equity backed portfolio company to a global strategic buyer, or a sale to another financial sponsor, our team has the experience and global reach to help our financial sponsor clients maximize value and achieve the best possible outcome.  

Recent Select 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

07 Apr 2022

Growth Investment in LogicSource from FTV Capital

31 Jan 2022

Sale of Power Line Systems, a portfolio company of TA Associates, to Bentley

Would you like to view the site in high contrast?