Lazard (LAZ): Q1 EPS of $0.26 misses by $0.57. Revenue of $273M (-20%) vs. $342M. "We have...

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Lazard (LAZ): Q1 EPS of $0.26 misses by $0.57. Revenue of $273M (-20%) vs. $342M. "We have accelerated our major global hiring initiative at the senior level. We are reinforcing our areas of strength, investing in areas of growth, developing new products, containing costs and maintaining liquidity, in order to take advantage of current and future opportunities. Our planning is to have significantly improved revenues during the second half of the year." (PR)