NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lazard Ltd (NYSE: LAZ) today announced that its Board of Directors has voted to declare a special dividend of $1.20 per share, up from the $1.00 special dividend paid in 2015, as well as a quarterly dividend of $0.35 per share on its outstanding Class A common stock. The dividends are payable on February 26, 2016, to stockholders of record on February 11, 2016.
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