NEW YORK, Aug 14, 2017 (BUSINESS WIRE) —
announced today that Jerry Wiant has joined the
firm as a Managing Director in Financial Advisory, enhancing coverage of
depository institutions. Based in New York, he will work closely with
Gary Howe, head of Lazard’s Financial Institutions Group, North America.
Mr. Wiant was previously Co-Head of the RBC Capital Markets U.S.
Financial Institutions Group.
“Jerry is a trusted advisor to CEOs and directors, with more than two
decades of experience in M&A and other strategic transactions for
financial institutions,” said Matt Lustig, head of North American
Investment Banking at Lazard. “He will be a tremendous addition to our
FIG team in North America and globally.”
Mr. Wiant was a Managing Director and Co-Head of the RBC Capital Markets
U.S. Financial Institution Group since 2009. Previously, he served 12
years collectively in Financial Institutions Groups at Citigroup and
Lehman Brothers. He began his professional career in 1989 as a CPA with
Deloitte & Touche.
Lazard, one of the world’s preeminent financial advisory and asset
management firms, operates from 43 cities across 27 countries in North
America, Europe, Asia, Australia, Central and South America. With
origins dating to 1848, the firm provides advice on mergers and
acquisitions, strategic matters, restructuring and capital structure,
capital raising and corporate finance, as well as asset management
services to corporations, partnerships, institutions, governments and
individuals. For more information, please visit www.lazard.com.
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