Alejandro Capote Garza joins Lazard as Managing Director
NEW YORK and MEXICO CITY, January 23, 2019 – Lazard Ltd (NYSE: LAZ) announced today that Alejandro Capote has joined the firm as a Managing Director and head of Lazard’s Mexico Financial Advisory business. He is based in Lazard’s Mexico City office, where he will work closely with Jerónimo Gerard Rivero, a Lazard Senior Advisor.
“Alejandro has deep relationships in the Mexico business and financial communities, with experience leveraging global resources for local clients,” said Alex Stern, Chief Executive Officer of Lazard Financial Advisory. “We expect he will be an outstanding team leader and a significant addition to our global advisory network.”
Alejandro joined Lazard from Credit Suisse Asset Management, where for the past three years he was responsible for Private Equity investments, as well as advising portfolio companies on M&A, capital raising and public market financing in Mexico and the U.S. Previously, he served for three years as a Managing Director and Investment Committee member at Evercore Mexico Capital Partners, where he conducted a broad range of portfolio management activities, and evaluated, led and signed strategic acquisitions for portfolio companies. For the prior six years he worked at Credit Suisse in New York and Mexico as a Director in its Latin American Group Investment Banking Division, executing and managing M&A and capital raising transactions in Mexico. Earlier in his career, he worked at UBS and CSFB/DLJ.
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