LAZARD GOING FULL STEAM AHEAD – Lazard has hired Rudiger Grube, the former CEO of Deutsche Bahn (a German rail operator), to Chair its Investment Banking arm in Germany. Grube will start his role in August and will be working with the firm’s Co-Heads of German Investment Banking Eric Fellhauer and Ken-Oliver Fritz. Grube was Chief Executive at Deutsche Bahn for 8 years before the company announced his resignation earlier this year. He has also held positions at Deutsche Aerospace and Daimler-Benz. Lazard have been active in strengthening their European franchise with a view to becoming the No.1 advisory firm in Europe. #SpartanInternational