Search for Lazard Ltd and
    1. 17 hours ago

      What does Elizabeth Warren want?

      More than five years after the financial crisis ended, a band of progressive activists gathered outside Citigroup’s New York...

    2. 19 hours ago

      US funds to stand by Russia despite losses

      Some of the fund managers most heavily exposed to Russian stocks are promising to stick with the country, despite currency...

    1. December 11, 2014

      Qataris appoint Ken Costa to Songbird Estates board

      Ken Costa, the City grandee and former Lazard and UBS banker, has been appointed to the board of Songbird Estates to...

    2. December 1, 2014

      Sky hires advisers amid battle for dominance of UK telecoms

      The battle for dominance of the British telecoms and media market has accelerated after Sky hired advisers to explore...

    3. November 13, 2014

      Lazard’s Antonio Weiss set to join US Treasury

      Antonio Weiss, a senior Lazard banker, has been nominated undersecretary for domestic finance to the US Treasury by...

    4. November 11, 2014

      Tories release names of leader club members

      The Conservative party on Tuesday released details of the select group of high value donors on its leaders’ list – a group...

    5. October 23, 2014

      Lazard profits soar on merger activity

      Lazard, the independent investment bank, beat earnings estimates after profits soared 44 per cent on the back of rising...

    6. October 12, 2014

      Blackstone / Taubman: rolling the dice

      Lazard went public more than 150 years after its founding. It took recent upstarts Greenhill, Evercore Partners, and Moelis...

    7. October 5, 2014

      Sigfox seeks funding to form global ‘internet of things’ network

      Sigfox, a French technology start-up, is in talks with investors to raise funds to help build a dedicated global network for...

    8. September 18, 2014

      US solar and wind start to outshine gas

      Large wind farms and solar plants are now cost-competitive with gas-fired power in many parts of the US even without...

    9. August 3, 2014

      Doomsayers distrust ‘sexy part of the market’

      The lawyers and investment bankers are in clover. Corporate mergers and acquisitions are back with a vengeance, and the fees...

    10. July 25, 2014

      Cala joins ranks of housebuilders eyeing IPO

      Cala has become the latest private housebuilder to take a step towards public markets, appointing an independent adviser to...

    11. July 24, 2014

      Lazard earnings hit record on M&A rebound

      Lazard’s chief executive said mergers and acquisitions were once again the “sexy part of the market” as the investment bank...

    12. June 19, 2014

      UAE focuses on economic reform in Egypt in battle against Islamism

      The United Arab Emirates is shifting its assistance to Egypt from direct aid to private sector development as the Gulf state...

    13. May 23, 2014

      Lunch with the FT: Matthieu Pigasse

      It’s a cold, wet day in Paris and I am waiting for Matthieu Pigasse at Kinugawa restaurant. The name means “angry demon...

    14. April 15, 2014

      Moelis bounces from reduced issue price

      Shares in Moelis & Co, the boutique investment bank rose 8.8 per cent on their market debut, after last-minute investor...

    15. April 3, 2014

      Invesco’s Barnett risks being the Moyes of investment

      Describing Mark Barnett as the David Moyes of fund management reflects the damage that losing £7.5bn in mandates does to his...

    16. February 21, 2014

      Nama to sell €4bn Northern Irish property loans portfolio

      Ireland’s bad bank, the National Asset Management Agency, is trying to sell its entire €4bn Northern Irish property...

    17. February 5, 2014

      Rules to hit US bank deals, says Lazard head

      Lazard’s chief executive Kenneth Jacobs said the regulatory environment was likely to damp high-level bank mergers and...

    18. January 22, 2014

      SSP considers market listing

      SSP, the airport food and beverage company headed by former WH Smith chief executive Kate Swann, has joined the growing...

    19. November 24, 2013

      New funds: November 25

      ● GLG Partners, part of Man Group, has launched the GLG Undervalued Assets fund, which will invest mainly in UK equities. It...

    20. November 20, 2013

      Agius takes first boardroom role after Barclays resignation

      Marcus Agius is to become chairman of employee-owned PA Consulting – his first role since stepping down as chairman of...

    21. October 28, 2013

      Alrosa public offering raises $1.3bn

      Alrosa, the Russian diamond monopoly, has raised $1.3bn in a Moscow public offering as the Russian government pushes forward...

    22. beyondbrics

      October 28, 2013

      Russia's Alrosa: an investor's best friend?

      Alrosa might be considered the king of diamonds. It is the world’s largest rough diamond producer by volume, with almost 1bn...

    23. October 24, 2013

      Third-quarter profit leaps 81% at Lazard

      Lazard reported an 81 per cent rise in third-quarter profit as revenue increased at both its asset management and advisory...

    24. October 18, 2013

      Postal company Royal Mail valued at £5bn in June

      Royal Mail was valued by investment banks at up to £5bn in June, 50 per cent more than the price at which the UK postal...

    25. October 11, 2013

      Government tried to raise Royal Mail IPO price

      Strong demand for the controversial privatisation of Royal Mail prompted the government to explore whether it could extract...

    26. October 11, 2013

      Ex-chief whip Andrew Mitchell joins Investec

      Andrew Mitchell, who stood aside as Conservative chief whip after being accused of calling a policeman a “pleb” outside...

    27. October 7, 2013

      Minister praised Thatcher’s ‘looks, charm and bearing’

      Margaret Thatcher’s ability to reduce political opponents to rubble was renowned but new evidence is available that she was...

    28. July 25, 2013

      Boutique banks: short-term gain, long-term pain?

      For all of the lamentations about a weak dealmaking environment, independent investment banks had a respectable second...

    29. July 25, 2013

      Lazard overcomes tepid M&A market

      Lazard, the independent investment bank, eked out improved results despite a tepid market for mergers and acquisitions and...

    30. July 9, 2013

      ‘Turnround king’ Archie Norman becomes Lazard London chairman

      Lazard has appointed Archie Norman, the executive known as the “turnround king” for his restructuring of supermarket chain...

    31. July 8, 2013

      Moelis directors boosted by $35m payout

      Moelis & Company will pay out $35m to staff and investors in a move that highlights the independent US investment bank’s...

    32. beyondbrics

      June 19, 2013

      Western groups wary of Chinese buyers

      When Wang Jianlin, head of China’s property conglomerate Wanda Group, confirmed a deal Wednesday to acquire the UK’s prized...

    33. Westminster Blog

      May 31, 2013

      Mandelson looks east for Russian directorship

      Lord Mandelson, who was de facto deputy prime minister in the last Labour government, is set to add a lucrative directorship...

    34. May 19, 2013

      US hedge fund Monarch to open office in London

      Monarch Capital, the prominent US distressed debt hedge fund, is opening a new office in London in a sign of growing...

    35. May 2, 2013

      Lazard hires former JPMorgan banker

      Larry Slaughter, a senior dealmaker who resigned from JPMorgan in January, has resurfaced at Lazard and will start as its...

    36. April 29, 2013

      Fallon starts search for bank syndicate to handle Royal Mail sale

      The process of hiring banks to handle a potential stock market flotation of Royal Mail is to begin in the next few days,...

    37. April 26, 2013

      Lazard profits fall 40% as M&A doldrums take their toll

      A patchy mergers and acquisitions market has taken its toll on Lazard, with a decrease in fees earned from deal advisory...

    38. April 23, 2013

      Put Royal Mail stock into posties’ hands

      The odds that the government will float some or all of Royal Mail this autumn are narrowing. The City’s most plausible...

    Search for Lazard Ltd and