Press Release

Jefferies Expands Business Services Investment Banking

NEW YORK, February 3, 2011 . Jefferies today announced the addition of Tim Monnin, who joins as a Managing Director in the Business Services Investment Banking Group. Mr. Monnin will focus on the Transaction and Information Processing sector, and will be based in the firm.s Charlotte office.

"Business Services is an industry of strategic focus for Jefferies, as clients in this sector heavily utilize our capabilities in equity, leveraged finance and sell-side M&A," said Benjamin D. Lorello, Global Head of Investment Banking and Capital Markets at Jefferies. "The hiring of Tim Monnin represents a further deepening of our existing coverage in Business Services as Transaction and Information Processing represents a large component of this sector."

"Tim Monnin is a highly experienced business services banker, and his addition reflects Jefferies. commitment to strengthening our leadership in this important and robust sector," added Mike Rintoul, Head of Business Services Investment Banking at Jefferies.

Mr. Monnin brings to Jefferies 18 years of investment banking and financial advisory experience. He joins the firm from Wells Fargo, and its predecessor Wachovia, where he spent approximately 12 years, and founded and ran the Transaction Processing and Financial Technology Investment Banking Group. Previously, Mr. Monnin was employed at CIBC Oppenheimer in their investment banking division. He received his MBA from the University of Illinois and his BA from Brown University.

Jefferies Group, Inc. (NYSE: JEF), a global securities and investment banking firm, has served companies and investors for 49 years.

For further information, please contact:

Tom Tarrant, Jefferies, 203 708 5989,
Desiree Maghoo, Jefferies, 44 20 7029 8085,