Kevin Bonebrake joins Lazard as Managing Director

Press releases — New York

January 11, 2017

NEW YORK, January 11, 2017 – Lazard Ltd (NYSE: LAZ) announced today that Kevin Bonebrake has joined the firm as a Managing Director, Financial Advisory, effective immediately. 

Based in Houston, he will advise companies in the oil and gas sector on mergers and acquisitions and other financial matters.

“As the energy industry continues to undergo transformative change, Lazard has been advising clients on a growing number of both strategic transactions and restructuring assignments,” said Matt Lustig, head of North American Investment Banking at Lazard. “Kevin will be a strong addition to our Houston team and enhance our ability to advise our energy clients worldwide.”

Mr. Bonebrake has more than 12 years of energy-sector advisory experience, with a focus on North American independent exploration & production companies, majors and national oil companies. He joins Lazard from Morgan Stanley, where he was most recently a Managing Director in the firm’s Global Natural Resources practice within the Investment Banking Division.

Between 2003 and 2009 he worked for Salomon Smith Barney/Citigroup as a member of its Global Energy Investment Banking team.

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


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