Lazard reports Q1 2018 results

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April 26, 2018

NEW YORK, April 26, 2018 – Lazard Ltd (NYSE: LAZ) today reported record quarterly operating revenue1 of $724 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2018. Net income, as adjusted1 and excluding one-time charges2, was $166 million, or $1.26 (diluted) per share for the quarter.

First-quarter 2018 net income on a U.S. GAAP basis was $160 million, or $1.21 per share (diluted).

“Our record results this quarter reflect high performance across our franchise globally,” said Kenneth M. Jacobs, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lazard. “Our clients and our shareholders are benefitting from investments we’ve made in the business, and we continue to pursue opportunities for growth.”

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