Lazard Financial Advisory Launches Capital Solutions

News & Announcements — Financial Advisory

July 25, 2023


Today, Lazard Financial Advisory launched Lazard Capital Solutions, a global team focused on advising, coordinating, and executing the firm’s capital-raising and debt advisory solutions for our corporate, sponsor-owned, and alternative asset manager clients. Tim Donahue will serve as the global head of the team.

The new group will create solutions and address challenges around raising capital for our clients across the globe on meeting their financing needs, from debt to structured equity. The team will serve as a centralized point of contact for capital raises with our key investor clients and relationships such as financial sponsors, broad-based asset managers (GP and portfolio companies) and sovereign wealth funds.

“Establishing Lazard Capital Solutions underscores our commitment to capital raising - a strategic priority as we strengthen and expand coverage of our corporate, sponsor-owned and alternative asset manager clients,” said Peter Orszag, CEO-Elect, Lazard. "This approach will bolster our comprehensive range of capital-raising solutions, establish better communication between Lazard and our largest buyside clients and ensure market intelligence is collected and distributed expeditiously internally, where appropriate."

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