Mark McMaster is Vice Chairman of Investment Banking and Head of the Global Industrials Group at Lazard.  Mark is a member of the firm’s Investment Banking, Opinion and Deputy Chairman Committees.

Since joining Lazard in 1988, Mark has been involved in many of the firm’s most complex strategic advisory assignments. He brings a unique perspective to Lazard’s advisory practice, having spent the majority of his career working with a broad range of clients across industries. His transaction experience includes domestic and cross border mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, leveraged buy-outs, restructurings, and capital raises, as well as a significant number of contested situations.

Selected recent transactions include: Sale of Harman International to Samsung Electronics; Merger of Tyco with Johnson Controls; Xylem’s acquisition of Sensus; Dover’s acquisition of Wayne Fueling Systems; Xerox’s Separation into two publicly traded companies; Coca-Cola Enterprises’ three-way merger to form Coca-Cola European Partners; Pitney Bowes’ acquisition of Borderfree; Engility Holdings’ acquisition of TASC; Siemens’ acquisition of Dresser-Rand; ZF’s acquisition of TRW Automotive; Sale of Firth Rixson to Alcoa; Hertz’s acquisition of Dollar Thrifty; The RMT merger of PPG's commodity chemicals business with Georgia Gulf Corporation; The RMT merger of Tyco's Flow Control business with Pentair; Tyco’s separation into three publicly traded companies; ITT’s separation into three publicly traded companies; Sale of CCE’s North American bottling operations to The Coca-Cola Company; Sale of Trane to Ingersoll-Rand; American Standard’s three-way separation.

Prior to joining Lazard, Mark was with Credit Suisse First Boston.

University of Southern California, B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance