Jefferies

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jefferies Opens Investment Banking Business in Amsterdam, Expanding its Reach in EMEA

NEW YORK, LONDON and AMSTERDAM, September 14, 2017 - Jefferies today announced that it has opened an investment banking office in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Located in the Amsterdam World Trade Centre, the new office will serve clients across the Benelux region.

Kasper van Griensven, Jefferies Head of Benelux Investment Banking, will lead a team of seven professionals based in Amsterdam. Kasper has over 20 years of investment banking experience and joins from Deutsche Bank where he was Head of Benelux Investment Banking.  Under Kasper, his team maintained a top five position in M&A, ECM and DCM in Benelux. 

Serge Fielmich, Jefferies Head of Benelux M&A, also joins from Deutsche Bank, where he most recently held the role of Head of Benelux M&A and has over 16 years of investment banking experience.

Commenting on the opening, Dominic Lester, European Head of Investment Banking, said, "Jefferies’ expansion into the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg, continues the growth of our European investment banking footprint. In recent years, we have seen increasing activity from clients in the Benelux region and our Amsterdam office strongly positions us to serve those clients’ investment banking needs.”

Jefferies has significant expertise in core industries in the Benelux region, including TMT, Industrials, Consumer, Financial Institutions, Healthcare, Real Estate, and Power & Infrastructure. 

The Amsterdam office is the eighth Jefferies investment banking office in EMEA, the others being London, Frankfurt, Paris, Milan, Stockholm, Zurich and Dubai.  In addition, Jefferies has a joint venture in Spain with Arcano, one of the leading financial advisory firms in Spain.

NOTES FOR EDITORS

Office Address:               

Jefferies International
Office nos. 8.15 – 8.20
Amsterdam World Trade Centre
Zuidplein 36
Amsterdam, 1077 XV, Netherlands

About Jefferies:

Jefferies, the world's only independent full-service global investment banking firm focused on serving clients for over 50 years, is a leader in providing insight, expertise and execution to investors, companies and governments. Our firm provides a full range of investment banking, sales, trading, research and strategy across the spectrum of equities, fixed income and foreign exchange, as well as wealth management, in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Jefferies Group LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE: LUK), a diversified holding company.

For further information, please contact:

Sara-Louise Boyes, Jefferies, +44 (0)20 7029 8022, sboyes@jefferies.com