“Sarah brings substantial experience in private equity fundraising and a truly global perspective with extensive relationships in Europe, the US and Latin America,” said William Riddle, Managing Director and head of Lazard’s Private Fund Advisory Group. “With more than 14 years as a private equity fundraising specialist, she understands the business challenges of our clients and will be a powerful resource for them.”
Ms. Sandstrom joins Lazard from Atlantic-Pacific Capital in London, where she was a Partner and Management Committee member since 2010. Previously, she was a Director with Credit Suisse Securities, which she joined in 1999, when the firm acquired Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, where she began her career in 1997. She has been based at different times in London, New York and Los Angeles.
Lazard’s Private Fund Advisory Group manages the raising of capital for private equity and real estate firms and enhances relationships with financial sponsors and institutional investors globally. The group, which acts as advisor and placement agent, focuses on advice and execution for buyout, mezzanine, venture, distressed/turnaround and hedge funds. The group is also an advisor in the secondary transfer of limited partnership and direct investments, as well as on the sale or spin-out of management companies, and fund restructurings across asset classes, strategies, and geographies. Lazard is headquartered in New York (www.lazard.com).
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