Form 4 Lazard Ltd For: Mar 01 Filed by: RAGONE DOMINICK

March 3, 2021 7:01 PM EST

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FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
RAGONE DOMINICK

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O LAZARD LTD
30 ROCKEFELLER PLAZA

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10112

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Lazard Ltd [ LAZ ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chief Accounting Officer
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
03/01/2021
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Class A Common Stock 03/01/2021   M   7,107 A (1) 26,999 D  
Restricted Class A Common Stock 03/01/2021   M   2,907 D (1) 14,417 D  
Class A Common Stock 03/01/2021   M   2,907 A (1) 29,906 D  
Class A Common Stock 03/01/2021   F   3,825 (2) D $ 38.69 (3) 26,081 D  
Class A Common Stock 03/02/2021   M   84 A (1) 26,165 D  
Class A Common Stock 03/02/2021   F   43 (2) D $ 40.52 (4) 26,122 D  
Restricted Class A Common Stock (5) 03/02/2021   A   100 A (6) 14,517 D  
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Restricted Stock Units (7) 03/01/2021   M     7,107 03/01/2021 03/01/2021 Class A Common Stock 7,107 (7) 22,736 D  
Restricted Stock Units (8) (7) 03/02/2021   A   347     (9)   (9) Class A Common Stock 347 (7) 23,083 D  
Restricted Stock Units (7) 03/02/2021   M     84 03/02/2021 03/02/2021 Class A Common Stock 84 (7) 22,999 D  
Explanation of Responses:
1. Shares of unrestricted Class A Common Stock were acquired upon the vesting of the relevant portion of prior grants of Restricted Stock Units ("RSUs") and Restricted Class A Common Stock, including certain RSUs that had been acquired pursuant to the dividend equivalent reinvestment provisions of the underlying RSU awards.
2. Represents shares of Class A Common Stock withheld by the Company to cover taxes arising from the vesting of RSUs referenced in Footnote (1) and the first sentence of Footnote (9).
3. Represents the New York Stock Exchange closing price of Class A Common Stock on the trading day immediately preceding the vesting date of RSUs and Restricted Class A Common Stock referenced in Footnote (1).
4. Represents the New York Stock Exchange closing price of Class A Common Stock on the trading day immediately preceding the vesting date of the RSUs referenced in the first sentence of Footnote (9).
5. The Restricted Class A Common Stock will vest in two tranches: approximately 33% will vest on or around March 1, 2022 and approximately 67% will vest on or around March 1, 2023.
6. Additional shares of Restricted Class A Common Stock were acquired pursuant to the dividend equivalent reinvestment provisions of underlying restricted stock awards.
7. Each RSU represents a contingent right to receive one share of Class A Common Stock.
8. Additional RSUs were acquired pursuant to the dividend equivalent reinvestment provisions of underlying RSU awards.
9. Of these RSUs, 84 related to RSUs that vested on March 1, 2021 and, therefore, such RSUs vested on March 2, 2021. Of the remaining RSUs, 105 will vest on or around March 1, 2022, 97 will vest on or around March 1, 2023, and 61 will vest on or around March 1, 2024.
/s/ Dominick Ragone by Scott D. Hoffman under a P of A 03/03/2021
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