MBA Lazard is a leading investment bank and asset manager that provides a wide range of services to multinational companies, regional groups and family-controlled businesses in Latin America.
Founded in 1981, MBA Lazard has three main businesses: financial advisory, institutional asset management and sales and trading of local and international securities.
The firm has offices in Buenos Aires (Argentina), Santiago (Chile), Lima (Peru), Panama City (Panama) and Bogota (Colombia), from which it provides coverage throughout Latin America, except Brazil and Mexico. With the support of all the worldwide offices of the Lazard Group, MBA Lazard has the capacity to provide services of the highest international standards.
MBA customarily builds long-term relationships with its clients, aligning itself with their objectives, and provides independent advisory services free of conflicts of interest.
MBA Lazard's Latin American team is made up of professionals representing a variety of nationalities, with the highest academic credentials and investment banking experience. Their knowledge of the region's business climate, leading companies and commercial practices gives MBA Lazard the unique ability to combine international quality services with customed-tailored solutions. MBA Lazard is the only investment bank in Latin America that offers regional services combining the best practices of an international bank with the direct presence of senior team members across the region.
MBA Lazard has executed transactions in wide array of industries, including financial institutions, food and beverage, agribusiness, energy, and utilities.
MBA Lazard's work for the Telecom Group in 2005 alongside Morgan Stanley was rated by IFR as "The best financial restructuring of America". In 2004, 2005 and 2006, MBA Lazard was selected as "The Best Investment Bank of Argentina" by Global Finance magazine, based on its professional integrity, commitment to excellence and innovation.