Jean-Philippe Bescond

Managing Director


Financial Advisory


Paris, France

Jean-Philippe Bescond joined Lazard in 2004 and has approximately 20 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions. He has strong expertise in the French M&A market and has significant private equity and consumer/retail exposure. He co-heads Lazard's Financial Sponsors practice in France.

Jean-Philippe Bescond is a graduate from ESCP Europe and lives in Paris with his wife and two children.

Our offices in France

Lazard's office in Paris has been at the heart of the firm's history and culture since 1854. Lazard provides the full suite of the firm’s services across Financial Advisory and Asset Management from Paris.

As a leading player in these businesses in France, Lazard Paris is also a gateway for clients to access the rest of Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. 

Lazard Frères offers Financial Advisory services, while Lazard Frères Gestion provides Asset Management and Wealth Management. Both entities are supported by Lazard Frères Banque.