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Managing Director, Head of Financial Sponsors Group


David Santoni is a Managing Director and Head of the Financial Sponsors group at Lazard Middle Market. He has more than 25 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance, and has executed transactions on behalf of many nationally recognized private equity sponsors.

Prior to his investment banking career, Mr. Santoni practiced law with the international law firm of Skadden, Arps in Toronto, and Thompson, Hine in Cleveland.

Mr. Santoni received his Juris Doctorate cum laude from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in Cleveland, Ohio, and his Bachelor of Arts cum laude in Mathematics from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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