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  1. December 20, 2012

    Warner Music brings in dealmaker

    Warner Music has appointed Rob Wiesenthal, a Sony executive known as a music industry dealmaker, to a new role designed to...

  2. June 18, 2012

    Nelson Peltz’s Trian takes stake in Lazard

    Nelson Peltz’s Trian Partners has taken a $150m stake in Lazard, the investment bank, calling the shares “significantly...

  1. January 23, 2011

    Captain with a new style for the same game

    Kenneth Jacobs in his office overlooking New York’s Central Park Kenneth Jacobs’ wood-panelled office on the 62nd floor of...

  2. FT Alphaville

    October 28, 2010

    Lazard sees quarterly profits jump

    Lazard has posted a sharp rise in quarterly profits on strong demand for merger advice and record results from its...

  3. October 27, 2010

    Lazard reports sharp rise in quarterly profits

    Lazard has posted a sharp rise in quarterly profits as improving demand for merger advice and record results from its...

  4. May 24, 2010

    Corporate royalty among the flowers

    One of the highlights of this year’s Chelsea Flower Show is ‘The Ace of Diamonds’ stand by David Domoney, which has £20...

  5. March 24, 2010

    Scouting for bank investors

    Bruce Van Saun faces one of his biggest audiences since joining RBS as finance director less than six months ago, as he...

  6. FT Alphaville

    February 4, 2010

    Lazard breaks ranks on pay-outs

    Lazard broke ranks with its Wall Street rivals on Wednesday by accelerating promised cash payments to staff in the fourth...

  7. February 4, 2010

    Lazard breaks ranks and speeds up pay-outs

    Lazard broke ranks with its Wall Street rivals yesterday by accelerating promised cash payments to staff in the fourth...

  8. February 4, 2010

    Lazard bucks trend among rivals by accelerating cash bonus payments

    Lazard broke ranks with its Wall Street rivals yesterday, accelerating promised cash payments to staff in the fourth quarter...

  9. February 3, 2010

    Lazard breaks ranks and speeds up pay-outs

    Lazard broke ranks with its Wall Street rivals on Wednesday by accelerating promised cash payments to staff in the fourth...

  10. January 28, 2010

    M&A pioneer returns to Lazard

    Felix Rohatyn, the corporate dealmaker who helped pioneer the merger-advisory industry, has returned to Lazard, his Wall...

  11. January 20, 2010

    Celebrations for Kraft dealmakers

    Bruce Wasserstein's death in October may have been a blow for the Kraft camp, but Lazard's Antonio Weiss is said to have...

  12. December 14, 2009

    Punished for sins of risky colleagues

    Powerful rainmakers should receive big bonuses and be protected from the effects of the one-off bonus tax. M&A advisers were...

  13. December 14, 2009

    M&A experts pay for others’ mistakes

    Powerful rainmakers should receive big bonuses and be protected from the effects of the one-off bonus tax. M&A advisers were...

  14. FT Alphaville

    November 18, 2009

    Lazard names Kenneth Jacobs

    Lazard on Tuesday said it has appointed veteran banker Kenneth Jacobs as its new chairman and successor to Bruce...

  15. November 18, 2009

    Lazard picks veteran Jacobs as Wasserstein's successor

    Lazard appointed veteran banker Kenneth Jacobs as chairman, replacing Bruce Wasserstein, whose unexpected death last month...

  16. November 18, 2009

    Jacobs will take on player-coach role at Lazard

    Lazard's decision to elevate Kenneth Jacobs, a consummate dealmaker in the mould of his predecessor as chairman, the late...

  17. November 18, 2009

    Jacobs will take on player-coach role at Lazard

    Lazard's decision to elevate Kenneth Jacobs, a consummate dealmaker in the mould of his predecessor - the late Bruce...

  18. November 17, 2009

    Jacobs will take on player-coach role at Lazard

    Lazard’s decision to elevate Kenneth Jacobs, a consummate dealmaker in the mould of his predecessor as chairman, the late...

  19. November 17, 2009

    Lazard names Kenneth Jacobs as Wasserstein successor

    Lazard picked veteran banker Kenneth Jacobs as its new chairman and successor to Bruce Wasserstein, whose unexpected death...

  20. November 10, 2009

    Kraft decides to string it out rather than bid it up

    The late Bruce Wasserstein disliked the nickname "Bid 'em Up Bruce". Kraft seems to be doing its best to ensure that the...

  21. November 9, 2009

    Kraft decides to string it out rather than bid it up

    The late Bruce Wasserstein disliked the nickname “Bid ‘em Up Bruce”. Kraft seems to be doing its best to ensure that the...

  22. FT Alphaville

    October 29, 2009

    Lazard future remains uncertain

    Lazard on Wednesday faced questions about its future after the recent death of its CEO Bruce Wasserstein, even as the...

  23. October 29, 2009

    Future of Lazard remains uncertain

    Lazard faced questions yesterday over its future after the recent death of Bruce Wasserstein, its high-profile chief, as...

  24. October 29, 2009

    Questions over Lazard succession continue apace

    Lazard faced questions yesterday over its future after the recent death of Bruce Wasserstein, its high-profile chief, as...

  25. FT Alphaville

    October 28, 2009

    Lazard's posthumous $87m expense

    The eagle-eyed types at the WSJ’s Deal Journal blog have spotted something that should give Lazard investors pause for...

  26. October 28, 2009

    Future of Lazard remains uncertain

    Lazard faced questions on Wednesday over its future after the recent death of Bruce Wasserstein, its high-profile chief, as...

  27. FT Alphaville

    October 20, 2009

    Further reading

    Elsewhere on Tuesday, - The 1987 crash revisited. - David Einhorn on gold, sovereign risk and more. - How Moody’s sold its...

  28. October 16, 2009

    Misjudgments & Aberrations

    In the popular mind, a big part of what happens on Wall Street consists of jacketless middle-aged men in red braces smoking...

  29. October 16, 2009

    Lazard looks to future beyond Wasserstein

    Nearly 3,500 miles from Wall Street, in a 13th-century church in the heart of the City of London, Ken Costa, chairman of...

  30. October 16, 2009

    Insightful banker who brought tactical brilliance to M&A

    Bruce Wasserstein, who has died aged 61, was the pre-eminent Wall Street dealmaker of the 1980s and a leading figure in...

  31. October 15, 2009

    Lazard looks to future beyond Wasserstein

    Nearly 3,500 miles from Wall Street, in a 13th-century church in the heart of the City of London, Ken Costa, chairman of...

  32. October 15, 2009

    Wasserstein

    One of the quickest guns in the wild west of Wall Street, the passing of Bruce Wasserstein, chief executive of Lazard,...

  33. FT Alphaville

    October 15, 2009

    Golub named after Wasserstein death

    Steven Golub, vice chairman of Lazard, was named interim CEO of the firm following the death of Bruce Wasserstein, the...

  34. October 15, 2009

    Wasserstein 'father of modern M&A' dies at 61

    Bruce Wasserstein, the head of the Lazard investment bank and "the father of modern M&A", died yesterday after a career that...

  35. October 15, 2009

    Wasserstein role will be hard to fill

    The death of Bruce Wasserstein yesterday cut short a run of several years in which his leadership helped Lazard grow in...

  36. October 15, 2009

    Lazard chief Wasserstein dies aged 61

    Bruce Wasserstein, the head of the Lazard investment bank and "the father of modern M&A", died yesterday after a career...

  37. October 15, 2009

    Bruce Wasserstein’s top deals

    Bruce Wasserstein, the head of the Lazard investment bank and “father of modern M&A”, died on Wednesday after a career that...

  38. October 15, 2009

    Wasserstein role will be hard to fill

    The death of Bruce Wasserstein on Wednesday cut short a run of several years in which his leadership helped Lazard grow in...

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