NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lazard Ltd (NYSE: LAZ) today announced that Brendan Dyson has joined the firm as a Managing Director in its Corporate Finance Advisory group. Mr. Dyson, 49, was recently Managing Director and Convertible Securities Group Head at Piper Jaffray. Based in San Francisco, he will lead a new convertible securities advisory team, enhancing the firm’s current Corporate Finance Advisory business.
“Brendan is a top-tier convertible securities professional, who has built his 25-year career on providing quality service and advice to clients on complex refinancing and corporate finance,” said Kenneth Jacobs, CEO of Lazard North America. “He and his team will support our existing Corporate Finance Advisory business, and bolster our efforts on the West Coast.”
While at Piper Jaffray from 2002 until 2007, Mr. Dyson led the convertible origination, advisory and sales and trading practice. Prior to joining Piper Jaffray, he was a Managing Director with Robertson Stephens for ten years, where he founded and built its convertible securities desk.
Lazard’s Corporate Finance Advisory group provides advice to corporations with respect to all forms of public and private equity, and equity-linked financings.
Lazard, one of the world’s preeminent financial advisory and asset management firms, operates from 39 cities across 21 countries in North America, Europe, Australia, Asia and South America. The firm provides advice on mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and capital raising, as well as asset management services, to corporations, partnerships, institutions, governments and individuals. For more information on Lazard, please visit www.lazard.com.
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