Lazard (LAZ +1.3%) adds influence by hiring Peter Mandelson - Downing Street's former overseer...

|About: Lazard Ltd. (LAZ)|By:, SA News Editor

Lazard (LAZ +1.3%) adds influence by hiring Peter Mandelson - Downing Street's former overseer of British business and trade - as a senior adviser. The Labour power broker is the latest in a string of government officials Lazard has added over the past few years to help win new business.