About Lazard Frères Banque
The history of the Lazard Group begins in the 1840s with the arrival from France of the Lazard brothers and several of their cousins to the United States. In 1848, Alexandre, Lazard and Simon Lazard founded Lazard Frères in New Orleans to engage in the merchandise trade.
In 1851, the young company moved to San Francisco to expand its business into foreign exchange and banking services. The same year one of the brothers opened an office in New York.
In 1854, another office was opened in Paris which began to advise the French government on the purchase of gold.
In 1870, an office was opened in London… Continue reading about Lazard Frères Banque here.
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