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Jefferies & Company Reviews

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Jefferies & Company Chairman and CEO, Jefferies Group and Jefferies & Company Richard B. Handler
Richard B. Handler
84 Ratings
  • Good experience

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    Former Employee - Associate in London, England
    Former Employee - Associate in London, England

    I worked at Jefferies & Company full-time (less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Greater exposure than other I-banks

    Cons

    Does not feel like a bulge-bracket environment
    Feels like a boutique

Jefferies & Company Interviews

Updated 5 Apr 2015

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    Data Analyst Interview

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    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Jefferies & Company (London, England).

    Interview

    I had two interviews on sequential days. First interview was with the team I would be working with, the second interview was the managing director of the department. I was offered the job within an hour of returning to my desk at my previous employer.

    Interview Questions

    • What was your opinion of the film "Blair Witch Project"   4 Answers

    Negotiation

    They made me an offer of one salary, I asked them to up the offer slightly and they agreed.

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Website www.jefferies.com
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 1,000 to 5,000 Employees
Founded 1998
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Finance
Revenue £1 to £2 billion (GBP) per year

Because smaller companies need hostile-takeover advice, too. Jefferies Group (along with its main subsidiary Jefferies & Company) raises capital, performs securities trading and research, and provides advisory services for small and midsized companies in the US. Serving about 2,500 institutional clients worldwide, the company also trades derivatives and commodities and makes markets for some 5,000 US and international equities. Jefferies Group also oversees more than $3 billion on behalf of investors, private clients, and national and local governments. The company has... More

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