Five New Hires Join in International Equity Sales
NEW YORK & BOSTON & SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON–(Business Wire)–
In a further expansion of the firm`s Global Equities Sales & Trading Business,
Jefferies announced today the addition of five professionals to the firm`s
international equity sales and research sales effort. Scott Ackerman joins as an
International Equity Sales Trader and Richard Harb, Martyn Bergh, Jerry Bellman
and Paul LoGiudice join as European Equity Research Salesmen. Mr. Ackerman is
based in New York, Messrs. Harb and LoGiudice are based in Boston, and Messrs.
Bellman and Bergh are based in San Francisco.
“The continued expansion of our international equity sales and research sales
teams underscores the global nature and coverage of Jefferies’ equities business
today, and emphasizes the importance of being integrated on a global basis to
better serve our clients,” commented Jason Griffith, Global Head of Equities at
Jefferies. “We have significantly expanded during the past two years and now
have more than 650 professionals globally focused on cash equities, equity
research, electronic trading, equity derivatives, prime brokerage, securities
finance and equity capital markets.”
“We are delighted that these talented and experienced professionals have joined
Jefferies. These hires are part of our ongoing commitment to providing clients
with world class, high quality equity sales and trading capabilities on a global
basis. The experience and longstanding client relationships of Scott, Richard,
Martyn, Jerry and Paul will bring immediate value to Jefferies,” added Andrew
Shortland, Head of International Equities.
In addition to these hires in the US, Jefferies has added a number of new equity
professionals in London over the last few months. Jerry Dellis joined as an
Equity Research Analyst covering the Telecoms industry from JPMorgan, Abid
Hussain joined as an Equity Research Analyst covering the Insurance industry
from Prudential and Mike Betts joined as an Equity Research Analyst covering
Global Building Materials. Additionally, in Equity Research Sales, David Craven
has joined as a Managing Director and Alan Carvell has joined as a Senior Vice
President, both from ICAP Equities.
Summary of New Hires:
Scott Ackerman joins Jefferies as an International Equity Sales Trader from
Deutsche Bank, where he spent eight years as a Director in International Sales
and Trading. He is based in New York.
Martyn Bergh joins Jefferies as a European Equity Research Salesperson from
Deutsche Bank, where he spent eight years and was most recently a Vice President
for Institutional Equity Sales. He is based in San Francisco.
Jerry Bellman joins Jefferies as a European Equity Research Salesperson from
Bellman Walter Capital, where he spent two years and was most recently an Equity
Analyst. He is based in San Francisco.
Richard Harb joins Jefferies as a European Equity Research Salesperson from UBS,
where he spent three years and was a Director for European Equity Sales. He is
based in Boston.
Paul LoGiudice joins Jefferies as a European Equity Research Salesperson from
UBS, where he spent four years in European Equity Sales. He is based in Boston.
Jefferies, a global securities and investment banking firm, has served companies
and their investors for more than 48 years. Jefferies & Company, Inc. is the
principal US operating subsidiary of Jefferies Group, Inc. (NYSE: JEF:
www.jefferies.com), and Jefferies International Limited is the principal UK
operating subsidiary. Jefferies International Limited, a UK-incorporated
company, is authorised and regulated by the UK Financial Services Authority.
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