Jefferies Group Profile
Harvard graduates Ian Cummings and Joseph S. Steinberg gained control of Talcott National Corporation in 1980 and renamed it Leucadia National. In 2013, the company was acquired by Jefferies Group, and Richard Handler became chief executive officer. The company was renamed to Jefferies Financial Group (JEF) in 2018.
Through its subsidiaries, Jefferies engages in investment banking, banking and lending, telecommunications, healthcare services, manufacturing, real estate and winery businesses, among others. The Jefferies Group segment offers a full range of investment banking, equities, fixed income, asset and wealth management products and services.