Jefferies Continues EMEA Expansion with Senior Appointment in UK Investment Banking

NEW YORK & LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jefferies today announced the appointment of Tony White, adding a
further experienced Managing Director to its growing UK investment
banking team.

Based at the firm’s 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. White’s 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.”

Mr. White’s 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.

Contacts

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

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