Jefferies Joins the Bidding Group for Bund Issues in Germany

FRANKFURT & LONDON & NEW YORK--()--Jefferies announced today that it has been named as a member of the bidding group for German government bonds. The firm was included in this group by Finanzagentur, the German Debt Management Agency, and, as such, will participate in auctions of German government bonds, notes and bills as one of 28 market participants.

Earlier this month, Jefferies announced the hiring of Domenico Crapanzano as a Managing Director and Head of European Rates Sales & Trading, and Claudio Pinto as a Managing Director and Head Trader of European Rates in London, along with a team of fifteen additional professionals in London and Asia. The global team is led by New York-based Christopher Bury and Daniel Markaity, Co-Heads of Jefferies’ Global Fixed Income Rates Business.

In June of this year, Jefferies was designated as a Primary Dealer of US government securities by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

About Jefferies

Jefferies, a major global securities and investment banking group, has served companies and their investors for more than 45 years. Headquartered in New York City, with offices in more than 25 cities around the world, Jefferies provides clients with capital markets and financial advisory services, institutional brokerage, securities research and asset management. Jefferies & Company, Inc. is the principal operating subsidiary of Jefferies Group, Inc. (NYSE: JEF: www.jefferies.com). Jefferies International Limited, a UK-incorporated, wholly owned subsidiary of Jefferies Group, Inc., is authorised and regulated by the UK Financial Services Authority.

Contacts

Jefferies & Company, Inc.
Tom Tarrant, 203-708-5989
ttarrant@jefferies.com
or
Jefferies International Limited
Desiree Maghoo, +44 20 7029 8085
dmaghoo@jefferies.com
or
CJP Communications
Josh Passman, 212-279-3115, x203
jpassman@cjpcom.com

Contacts

Jefferies & Company, Inc.
Tom Tarrant, 203-708-5989
ttarrant@jefferies.com
or
Jefferies International Limited
Desiree Maghoo, +44 20 7029 8085
dmaghoo@jefferies.com
or
CJP Communications
Josh Passman, 212-279-3115, x203
jpassman@cjpcom.com