Lazard has hired James Spencer from UBS for its financial institutions group, where he will be a managing director based in New York. He was head of US banks at UBS, having been with the Swiss bank since 2002.
Gary Howe made the move from UBS to Lazards FIG team only three weeks ago. He had been co-head of FIG Americas at UBS, having been at UBS since 2005. He will also be based in New York.
Lazard Middle Market, which provides advisory services for mid-sized companies, has