Lazard declares dividend of $1.71 per share

Press releases — New York

January 31, 2018

NEW YORK, January 31, 2018 – Lazard Ltd (NYSE: LAZ) today announced that its Board of
Directors has voted to declare dividends totaling $1.71 per share, comprised of a quarterly
dividend of $0.41 per share and an extra cash dividend of $1.30 per share, on its outstanding
Class A common stock. The dividends are payable on February 23, 2018, to stockholders of record on February 12, 2018.

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