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Vice President



Antoine Farris is a Vice President and member of the Healthcare group at Lazard Middle Market. Antoine has advised public and private clients on over $25 billion in transactions involving mergers, acquisitions, joint-ventures, divestitures, and recapitalizations. Additionally, his experience spans across a variety of industries, including Healthcare, Consumer, Retail, Technology, and Media.

Representative transactions* include advising:

  • Meda AB on the recommended takeover by Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ, TASE: MYL)
  • Boehringer Ingleheim Vetmedica on the disposal of selected U.S. animal health vaccines to Elanco, a subsidiary of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY)
  • Sunovion Pharmaceuticals on the divestiture of their U.S. respiratory portfolio rights to Covis Pharma B.V.
  • Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) on the acquisition of Sistema Plastics

Prior to joining Lazard Middle Market, Mr. Farris was with Rothschild & Co. in the Consumer & Retail group focusing on cross-border M&A transactions, and was previously at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in the their Global Consumer & Retail group. Mr. Farris began his investment banking career in the Technology, Media and Telecom group at Bear, Stearns & Co.

Mr. Farris holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Michigan.



*Certain transactions completed prior to joining the firm

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