Lazard releases 2018 review of shareholder activism

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January 10, 2019

NEW YORK, January 10, 2019 – Lazard Ltd (NYSE: LAZ) has released its 2018 Review of Shareholder Activism, a compilation and analysis of data on key activism trends globally. The study shows that 2018 was a record-breaking year for activism, both by number of companies targeted and number of first-time activists.

“We have seen a fundamental reshaping of the relationship among investors, management teams and Directors as shareholder activism has evolved,” said Jim Rossman, Head of Shareholder Advisory, Lazard. “Each metric we use - from number of activists and first timers, to board seats changes and campaigns in Europe and Asia - shows the increasing growth and diversity of shareholder activism.”

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