Since 1848, Lazard has remained a trusted advisor to governments, financial institutions, public and private pension schemes, financial advisors, and individuals around the world. Our clients are discerning, and seek high-quality and versatile investment solutions; we manage a range of equity, debt and alternatives strategies to meet their diverse objectives and we have fully integrated ESG into the investment and analytical process. Our investment professionals operate independently and collaborate globally, vetting our best ideas through rigorous analysis to deliver the return patterns our clients expect. We have a global presence with 14 offices worldwide. A team of over 250 highly skilled and experienced investment professionals and £165.7billion (as at 30.09.18) invested on behalf of our clients around the world.