Global advisory group Lazard has secured the services of David Burlison as a Managing Director, who joins the company’s London-based restructuring team from KPMG.
Lazard is a financial advisory and asset management group that deals in a variety of channels including investment banking, asset management, among other financial services mainly in the institutional space. The group retains offices are in New York, Paris and London.
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In his new role as one of Lazard’s managing directors of its London team, Mr. Burlison will work alongside Managing Director Richard Stables, also based in London, who has broader restructuring responsibility for Europe.
Mr. Burlison joins Lazard from KPMG, one of the premier auditors in the financial realm. He was appointed partner at KPMG in 2004, having specialized in advising both companies and stakeholders on large and complex cross-border restructuring until 2010. He rejoined KPMG in London in 2014 as its Global Head of Restructuring.
According to William Rucker, CEO of Lazard London, in a recent statement on the appointment, “As the pre-eminent restructuring advisory firm, we see David as a tremendous addition to our team, providing advice to companies who are facing increasing headwinds in the UK and across Europe and the Middle East, especially those in commodity-driven industries.”