Dimitar Karaivanov joins Lazard as Managing Director

Press releases — New York

June 13, 2018

NEW YORK, June 13, 2018 - Lazard Ltd (NYSE: LAZ) announced today that Dimitar Karaivanov has joined its Middle Market Advisory practice as a Managing Director in Lazard Middle Market’s Financial Institutions Group. He is based in New York.

Mr. Karaivanov’s focus and expertise is in advising depository and specialty finance companies, an integral part of the overall Lazard Financial Institutions Group effort. The move reflects them Middle Market Advisory group’s strategy of developing outstanding expertise in defined sector niches.

Prior to joining Lazard, Mr. Karaivanov was a Managing Director in FIG Investment Banking at RBC Capital Markets where he counseled financial services clients on more than 30 M&A transactions with deal value exceeding $20 billion. He also held positions in FIG Investment Banking at Janney Montgomery Scott and Bear, Stearns & Co.

Lazard's Middle Market Advisory practice provides substantive financial and strategic advice on mergers and acquisitions, financing of debt and equity, and restructuring to mid-sized companies. Our senior professionals bring deep sector expertise and relationships with CEOs and board members, while leveraging the global resources of Lazard. For more information, please visit www.lazardmm.com.

About Lazard

Founded in 1848, Lazard is one of the world's preeminent financial advisory and asset management firms, with operations in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Australia. Lazard provides advice on mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and capital solutions, restructuring and liability management, geopolitics, and other strategic matters, as well as asset management and investment solutions to institutions, corporations, governments, partnerships, family offices, and high net worth individuals. For more information, please visit www.lazard.com.


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