Further reading: Bruce Wasserstein of Lazard

Mr Wasserstein has died at the age of 61. Read more about him below:

From the FT:

News: Lazard chief Wasserstein dies at 61

Analysis: Wasserstein role will be hard to fill

Profile: Wasserstein: Wall Street’s wizard

Conquests: Bruce Wasserstein’s top deals


Obituary at New York Magazine, which Wasserstein owned

Coverage from NYT DealBook Blog

Vanity Fair profile, with links to Wasserstein’s coverage and profiles over the years

Coverage from BusinessWeek