Press Release

Jefferies to Host 2012 Global Shipping Conference in New York City

NEW YORK, August 21, 2012 – Jefferies today announced that it will host its 2012 Global Shipping Conference on September 5, 2012 in New York City. The Conference will feature presentations from over 40 leading public and private companies involved in all aspects of the shipping industry, including crude oil & refined products tankers, dry bulk carriers, containerships, container lines, gas & chemical carriers, inland barges and logistics.

Hamish Norton, Global Head of Maritime Investment Banking at Jefferies, commented: “This Conference demonstrates Jefferies’ dedication and expertise in the global shipping sector. The Jefferies Global Shipping Conference continues to be one of the largest conferences in the industry, a well attended forum, creating an assembly of key global investors and companies gathering to learn more about recent developments and prospects in this dynamic industry. Bringing together strategic and financial investors is paramount to creating opportunities for our clients.”

Douglas J. Mavrinac, Head of Maritime Equity Research at Jefferies, added: "With over 40 international shipping and marine transportation companies presenting, investors attending Jefferies Global Shipping Conference will undoubtedly gain a unique perspective of ongoing global commodity demand as well as identify a variety of potential investment opportunities."

For further information about the Jefferies 2012 Global Shipping 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,
Desiree Maghoo, Jefferies, + 44 20 7029 8085,
Ashley Bowles, Edelman, +1 212 642 7737,