Lazard Ltd (NYSE: LAZ) announced today that Simon Auerbach has joined the firm as a Managing Director and Co-Head of Information Services in Financial Advisory’s Telecom, Media and Entertainment (TME) group, effective immediately. He will co-head the effort with Richard Hoyle, and is based in New York.
“Simon is an established leader in information and business services M&A,” said Garrett Baker, Global Co-Head of TME. “His deep sector expertise makes him a valuable addition to the team, as we expand the capabilities of our TME group in order to better serve our clients.”
Mr. Auerbach joins from Credit Suisse, where he had been a Managing Director in the Information and Business Services practice since 2017. Before joining Credit Suisse, he was a Managing Director at Foros from 2009 to 2017. Prior to that, he spent eight years at Goldman Sachs. He received his MBA from Columbia University and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Witwatersrand.
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