Jefferies

Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jefferies Expands European Industrials Investment Banking Group

LONDON and NEW YORK, 29 June 2011 – Jefferies announced today the addition of Anthony Fitzpatrick, who joins the firm as a Managing Director and Head of European Chemicals Investment Banking. He will be based in the firm’s London office.

“Building our European investment banking footprint in the Industrials sector represents one of our major growth initiatives,” commented Benjamin D. Lorello, Global Head of Investment Banking and Capital Markets at Jefferies. "The addition of Anthony Fitzpatrick, who is one of the most highly respected chemical investment bankers in Europe, establishes our presence in this large and important vertical in the Industrials sector."

“I am delighted to be working together again with Anthony at Jefferies,” added David Bradley, Global Head of Industrials Investment Banking at Jefferies. “I have spent most of my career in chemicals investment banking, and together we are committed to providing comprehensive coverage to our clients as the cornerstone of our global chemicals franchise.”

Mr. Fitzpatrick brings approximately 20 years of investment banking experience to Jefferies and joins the firm from UBS, where he was based in London and was a Managing Director and Global Head of Chemicals Investment Banking. Previously, he was employed in London at Bank of America, where he was a Managing Director and Co-Head of the EMEA General Industrials Investment Banking Group, and at Goldman Sachs, in both New York and London, where he was a Vice President in the Natural Resources Investment Banking Group. He received a BSc with honours in Chemistry from Durham University, in Durham, England.

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, ttarrant@jefferies.com
Desiree Maghoo, Jefferies, 44 20 7029 8085, dmaghoo@jefferies.com