Press Release

Jefferies to Host 2012 Consumer Conference June 18-20 in Nantucket

NEW YORK, June 11, 2012 Jefferies today announced that it will host its 2012 Consumer Conference June 18-20 in Nantucket, Massachusetts. The conference will feature concurrent tracks of company presentations, thematic panel discussions, keynote speakers and investor meetings from nearly 60 companies across consumer and retail areas including the Automotive, Consumer Finance, Consumer Products, Food & Beverage, Food Retail, Gaming, Restaurants and Retail & Apparel sectors.

Jim Walsh, Global Head of Consumer Investment Banking at Jefferies, commented:
“This conference demonstrates Jefferies’ continued commitment to creating new opportunities for consumer and retail companies and their investors. The unique and inclusive gathering of top-tier institutional investors, private equity investors, VCs and leading executives will address trends and developments within the broader Consumer and Retail sectors as well as near and long-term strategic investment opportunities for investors. The conference also provides an opportunity for global Consumer companies to connect directly with financial and strategic partners in an exclusive setting.”

“This conference underscores Jefferies’ commitment to the continued growth and development of the Consumer industry,” added Steven R. Black, Global Head of Equity Research at Jefferies. “With a truly global marketplace and increasing demand, the Consumer sector is expected to sustain momentum throughout the second half of the year, and our conference provides an opportunity for investors to learn more about many of the innovative companies that are contributing to the continuing growth in the sector.”

For further information about the Jefferies 2012 Consumer Conference, please contact your Jefferies representative or email You must be pre-registered in order to attend the conference.

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Jefferies Group, Inc. (NYSE: JEF), the global investment banking firm focused on serving clients for 50 years, is a leader in providing insight, expertise and execution to investors, companies and governments.  The firm provides a full range of investment banking, sales, trading, research and strategy across the spectrum of equities, fixed income, foreign exchange, futures and commodities, and also select asset and wealth management strategies, in the Americas, Europe and Asia.

For further information, please contact:  

Jackie Meere, Jefferies, +1 212 284 4694,
Ashley Bowles, Edelman, +1 212 642 7737,