Jefferies Continues EMEA Expansion with Senior Appointment in UK Investment Banking

Jefferies today announced the appointment of Tony White, adding a further experienced Managing Director to its growing UK investment banking team.

Based at the firms EMEA headquarters in London, Mr. White reports to Philip Noblet, Head of UK Investment Banking, who joined from HSBC in November 2018, bringing over 26 years of banking experience to Jefferies.

Mr. White brings over 18 years of industry experience from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he was most recently a Managing Director in the UK corporate broking and investment banking team. Throughout his career, he has been involved in the origination and execution of a broad range of transactions for UK-listed companies across multiple sectors, including Energy & Power, Financial Institutions, Business Services, Healthcare and Telecoms & Media. Notable recent transactions include the managed separation of Old Mutual, which included the £2.8bn IPO of Quilter plc and listing of Old Mutual Limited, the acquisition of Foster Wheeler by Amec plc and subsequent merger with Wood Group and equity issuances by BT, RSA, Standard Chartered and Serco.

Commenting on Mr. Whites hire, Dominic Lester, European Head of Investment Banking, said, This appointment is a further demonstration of our commitment to the continued expansion of our investment banking business in EMEA, and to providing integrated investment banking services to our UK corporate clients.

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Mr. Whites appointment brings the number of recent Investment Banking Managing Director hires in EMEA to 17, including four Managing Directors to further strengthen Jefferies UK investment banking business.

About Jefferies:

Jefferies Group LLC, the largest independent full-service global investment banking firm headquartered in the U.S. focused on serving clients for over 55 years, is a leader in providing insight, expertise and execution to investors, companies and governments. Our firm provides a full range of investment banking, advisory, sales and trading, research and wealth management services across all products in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Jefferies Group LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:JEF), a diversified financial services company.

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Sara Boyes, Jefferies, +44 (0)20 7029 8022, [email protected]