Australia markets open in 7 hours 21 minutes

Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (JEF)

NYSE - Nasdaq Real-time price. Currency in USD
Add to watchlist
54.77+0.33 (+0.61%)
As of 12:39PM EDT. Market open.

Jefferies Financial Group Inc.

520 Madison Avenue
10th Floor
New York, NY 10022
United States
212 284 2300

Sector(s)Financial Services
IndustryCapital Markets
Full-time employees7,611

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Joseph Saul SteinbergCo-Founder & Chairman1.31MN/A1945
Mr. Richard Brian HandlerCEO & Director9.83MN/A1961
Mr. Brian Paul Friedman CPA, J.D.President & Director9.44M26.33k1956
Mr. Matthew Scott LarsonExecutive VP, CFO & Principal Financial Officer3.01MN/A1973
Mr. Michael J. Sharp J.D.Executive VP & General Counsel5.01MN/A1956
Mr. Mark L. CagnoMD, Global Controller & Principal Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1970
Mr. Jun WuHead of Health-Care Coverage - AsiaN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Peter ColwellGlobal Head of Industrial, Energy & Infrastructure BankingN/AN/AN/A
Ulrich BoeckmannMD and Head of Coverage for Germany, Austria & SwitzerlandN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Oliver DiehlMD & Continental European Head of Equity Capital MarketsN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of 31 December 2023, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Jefferies Financial Group Inc. operates as an investment banking and capital markets firm in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and the Asia-Pacific. The company operates in two segments, Investment Banking and Capital Markets, and Asset Management. It provides investment banking, advisory services with respect to mergers or acquisitions, debt financing, restructurings or recapitalizations, and private capital advisory transactions; underwriting and placement services related to corporate debt, municipal bonds, mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities, equity and equity-linked securities, and loan syndication services; and corporate lending services. The company also offers financing, securities lending, and other prime brokerage services; equities research, sales, and trading services; wealth management services; and online foreign exchange trading services. In addition, it provides investment grade distressed debt securities, U.S. and European government and agency securities, municipal bonds, leveraged loans, emerging markets debt, and interest rate and credit index derivative products; and manages and offers services to a diverse group of alternative asset management platforms across a spectrum of investment strategies and asset classes. The company was formerly known as Leucadia National Corporation and changed its name to Jefferies Financial Group Inc. in May 2018. Jefferies Financial Group Inc. was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Corporate governance

Jefferies Financial Group Inc.’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 July 2024 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 4; Board: 3; Shareholder rights: 1; Compensation: 5.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.