Lazard loses a second top dealmaker


first_imgTuesday 29 March 2011 9:00 pm LAZARD has lost a chief dealmaker with Ken Costa quitting his roles as chairman of Lazard International and co-head of UK?investment banking.Costa, 62, will leave at the end of this week, creating a second gap among Lazard’s senior rainmakers after the unexpected departure of Lazard International chief executive Naguib Kheraj.Kheraj left recently just 32 days after joining, saying that he was too busy to continue in his post.It is understood that Costa, who was once tipped as a successor to former Lazard boss Bruce Wasserstein, does not have a new job lined up. He has been at the bank for over three years.Lazard International, which Costa led, does not include the main bank’s operations but consists of a group of senior dealmakers whose main role is to drum up business for the firm. Costa, who developed a reputation as an aggressive advocate who specialised in advising family-owned companies, came to the bank after leaving UBS unexpectedly, bringing with him a strong base of contacts, particularly in the Gulf and Middle East. Lazard declined to comment. whatsapp Share Ad Unmute by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryUndoTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastUndoMoneyPailShe Was Famous, Now She Works In {State}MoneyPailUndoSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesUndoBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeUndoDrivepedia20 Of The Most Underrated Vintage CarsDrivepediaUndoPeople TodayNewborn’s Strange Behavior Troubles Mom, 40 Years Later She Finds The Reason Behind ItPeople TodayUndoElite HeraldExperts Discover Girl Born From Two Different SpeciesElite HeraldUndoautooverload.comDeclassified Vietnam War Photos The Public Wasn’t Meant To Seeautooverload.comUndo Read This NextWATCH: Shohei Ohtani continues home run tear, Los Angeles Angels winSportsnautYoga for Beginners: 3 Different Types of Yoga You Should TryFamily ProofHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofChicken Bao: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofWhat to Know About ‘Loki’ Ahead of Disney+ Premier on June 9Family ProofBack on the Rails for Summer New York to New Orleans, Savannah and MiamiFamily ProofBaked Sesame Salmon: Recipes Worth CookingFamily Proof’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofCheese Crostini: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily Proofcenter_img Show Comments ▼ whatsapp KCS-content Lazard loses a second top dealmaker Tags: NULLlast_img