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Evan Yitzchak Russo

Managing Director at Lazard Frères, Co-head of the Capital Markets and Capital Advisory Group


Mr. Russo is a Managing Director in the Investment Banking Division of Lazard Frères. He is Co-head of the Capital Markets and Capital Advisory group, and serves as a member of the firm’s Investment Banking Committee. Mr. Russo advises corporate and institutional clients, and has experience across Mergers & Acquisitions, Restructuring, Capital Markets, Structured Equity & Minority Investments, Bank/Debt Placements, and Derivatives/Risk Management transactions.
Prior to Lazard, Mr. Russo was at Goldman Sachs in their Investment Banking Division, and previously at Barclays Capital. He was also a corporate attorney and practiced at the law firm Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, focusing on corporate and financial transactions.


Mr. Russo is an active investor / board member in growth businesses, and is involved in several community and civic organizations including an interest free loan society.


Mr. Russo received his B.A. from Queens College, a J.D. from Columbia University School of Law, and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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