Press Release

Jefferies Strengthens Investment Grade Fixed Income Sales and Trading

NEW YORK and CHICAGO, June 28, 2011 – Jefferies today announced the appointment of Tom Holleb as a Managing Director in Investment Grade Corporate Bond Sales. He will be based in the firm’s Chicago office.

“We are pleased to welcome Tom to Jefferies,” commented Tom Thees, Head of Investment Grade Corporate Bonds at Jefferies. “His addition will significantly enhance our ability to serve Midwest-based institutional clients with our leading investment grade corporate bond capabilities. We continue to extend Jefferies’ broader Fixed Income business to bring additional levels of service to our clients globally.”

Jefferies' fixed income business has nearly 525 professionals across the U.S., Europe and Asia who are focused on the sales and trading of investment grade corporate bonds, high yield bonds, U.S. and European government and agency securities, municipal bonds, mortgage- and asset-backed securities, repo finance, whole loans, leveraged loans, distressed securities and emerging markets debt.

Mr. Holleb brings to Jefferies nearly 20 years of experience, and joins the firm from Barclays, where he was a Managing Director in Credit Sales. He received an MBA from the University of Chicago and a BA from Brown University.

Jefferies Group, Inc. (NYSE: JEF), a global securities and investment banking firm, has served companies and investors for nearly 50 years.

For further information, please contact:

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