Andrea Bozzi joins Lazard as Managing Director
PARIS, 11 January 2018 – Lazard Ltd (NYSE: LAZ) announced today that Andrea Bozzi will join the firm as a Managing Director in Financial Advisory, effective March 2018.
Based in Paris, Mr. Bozzi most recently served as Co-Head of French Investment Banking at Credit Suisse.
“With almost three decades of M&A experience, Andrea has become a trusted advisor to many corporate leaders in France,” said Matthieu Pigasse, Chairman and CEO of Lazard France and Global Head of M&A. “His substantial expertise and network of relationships will benefit Lazard’s clients globally.”
Mr. Bozzi served as Co-Head of French Investment Banking at Credit Suisse since 2015, where he had joined as Head of M&A for France and Benelux in 2011. He was Global Head of M&A at Cacib (Crédit Agricole Investment bank) between 2007 and 2011. Mr. Bozzi previously worked for Lazard, starting in 1993, where he was named a Managing Director in 2001. He started his career at Wasserstein Perella in 1990. He graduated from HEC Paris. Lazard advised on a number of significant M&A and restructuring transactions involving French companies in 2017, including Thales’s proposed acquisition of Gemalto, Safran’s proposed acquisition of Zodiac Aerospace, LVMH’s acquisition of Christian Dior Couture, Elis’ acquisition of Berendsen, AVEVA’s combination with Schneider Electric’s industrial software business, as well as Areva on its reorganization and recapitalization plan and CGG on its financial restructuring
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