Investment Banking Senior Associate/Vice President - Lazard Chicago

At Lazard, Associates & Vice Presidents work as part of client teams which provide a wide range of services, including: general financial advice, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, special committee assignments, takeover defense, corporate restructurings, strategic partnerships/joint ventures, advice on capital structure, and underwritings.

Lazard offers an unparalleled opportunity to work as part of small deal teams on strategic and other assignments, providing meaningful exposure to senior bankers and client representatives.

Lazard's Midwest Investment Banking business, based in Chicago, is dedicated to the advisory support of Midwest clients as well as North American sector coverage of Building Materials, Transportation & Logistics and Metals & Mining and global coordination of Agribusiness and Commodities sector coverage. The Lazard Midwest Advisory model combines a local, Chicago-based, coverage approach with the full scope and depth of Lazard's global platform.

Day-to-day activities of an Associate or a VP include: financial analysis and modeling, creating and preparing client presentations, interacting with clients, managing deal processes and providing guidance to Associates & Analysts, among other activities.

In the Midwest Advisory Group our bankers work with large cap and mid cap companies in a generalist capacity with a particular focus on Industrials, Consumer/Retail and Agribusiness and Commodities, among other sectors.


• Two to three years of investment banking experience at the Associate level
• Top academic performance with comfort operating in an environment which values initiative, creativity, maturity, and poise
• Strong quantitative background and analytical skills coupled with attention to detail
• Excellent verbal/written communication skills with ability to multi-task
• Motivation to work as a team player and contribute to a positive team culture

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