After operating separately for more than a century, the Lazard banks in New York, Paris, and London have decided to join forces.

Michel David-Weill, chairman and chief executive of Lazard Freres & Co. LLC in New York, said Monday that it expects to complete the merger of its operations with those of Lazard Freres & Cie. in Paris and Lazard Brothers & Co. in London in six to nine months.

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