Lazard reports Q3 and nine-month 2018 results
NEW YORK, October 25, 2018 – Lazard Ltd (NYSE: LAZ) today reported third-quarter operating revenue1 of $606 million for the quarter ended September 30, 2018. Net income, as adjusted1 and excluding a pre-tax charge2, was $111 million, or $0.86 per share (diluted) for the quarter.
Third quarter 2018 net income on a U.S. GAAP basis was $107 million, or $0.82 per share (diluted).
For the first nine months of 2018, net income, as adjusted1 and excluding a pre-tax charge 2, was $420 million, or $3.21 per share (diluted). On a U.S. GAAP basis, net income for the first nine months was $414 million, or $3.16 per share (diluted). “Record operating revenue for the first nine months of 2018 was tempered by a relatively flat third quarter, but we are well positioned to achieve strong results for the full year,” said Kenneth M. Jacobs, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lazard. “We continue to invest in our business to serve clients, capitalize on growth opportunities and build shareholder value.”
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Lazard, one of the world's preeminent financial advisory and asset management firms, operates from 43 cities across 26 countries in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Celebrating its 175th year, the firm provides advice on mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and other strategic matters, restructuring and capital solutions, and asset management services to corporations, partnerships, institutions, governments and individuals. For more information on Lazard, please visit www.lazard.com. Follow Lazard at @Lazard.
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