Lazard reports Q2 and first-half 2019 results

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July 25, 2019

NEW YORK, July 25, 2019 – Lazard Ltd (NYSE: LAZ) today reported operating revenue1 of $630 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2019. Net income, as adjusted2, was $86 million, or $0.73 per share (diluted) for the quarter. On a U.S. GAAP basis, second-quarter 2019 net income was $66 million, or $0.55 per share (diluted).

First-half 2019 net income, as adjusted, was $191 million, or $1.61 per share (diluted). On a U.S. GAAP basis, first-half net income was $163 million, or $1.36 per share (diluted).

“With growing momentum in Financial Advisory and increased average assets under management, we are well positioned for the second half of the year,” said Kenneth M. Jacobs, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lazard. “We are making significant investments in our technology infrastructure to create new and differentiated capabilities and insights for our clients, building a foundation for enhanced growth.”

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