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Managing Director

Telecom, Media & Technology


Simon Auerbach is a Managing Director and Co-Head of the Global Information Services practice at Lazard where he focuses on vertical content, data and analytics as well as other marketing and business services companies. He has more than 20 years of experience advising companies on mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt capital raisings to public and private companies, private equity funds and family offices.

Prior to joining Lazard in 2021, Simon was Head of the Global Information Services practice at Credit Suisse where he spent 4 years. Simon started his career at DLJ in South Africa followed by 8 years at Goldman Sachs in the TMT group in New York and 8 years at Foros, an independent advisory firm based in New York where he was part of the founding team.

Simon received an MBA in Finance from Columbia Business School and a Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa.

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