Jefferies is a highly respected financial institution with industry-leading investment banking and capital markets units. It's been named one of the "World’s Most Admired Companies" by Fortune, and it's very focused on D&I. It has active networking groups for employees of Asian heritage, Black and Latino employees, LGBTQ+ individuals, and veterans.
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A top investment bank when it comes to prestige, Jefferies has been growing in size and reputation in recent years. The firm has hired many well-respected senior bankers away from other firms, and continues to hire top-notch junior bankers. As for whom Jefferies looks to hire at a more junior level, the firm wants self-starters willing to take on responsibility who can think strategically and anticipate upcoming events. The firm also wants candidates to know why they specifically want to work for Jefferies. Internships are said to be very good experiences where interns will work on live deals with senior bankers, although some interns lament the fact that the generalist aspect of the program doesn’t allow for a chance to get very knowledgeable about any one area. Full-time insider...
New York-based Jefferies Financial Group (widely known as Jefferies) is an independent securities and investment banking firm that was founded more than 50 years ago. Today, it employs 3,885 people in over 30 cities worldwide. It operates through five main units: investment banking, sales and trading, research, asset management, and wealth management.
Jefferies’ investment banking services include M&A advisory, capital raising, debt, equity and equity-linked financing, recapitalization and restructuring solutions, fairness opinions, and corporate advisory services. Jefferies’ sales and trading business offers trade execution and liquidity, and trades equity, convertible, high-yield, investment-grade fixed income, and commodity-linked financial products; the unit also provides wealth management, correspondent services, ...