In the continued development of the firm's Fixed Income Division,
Jefferies today announced the appointment of Alix Bernard as a Managing
Director in European Credit Sales. She is based in the firm's Paris
"We are delighted that Alix has joined Jefferies in Paris to focus on
our institutional clients based in France," commented Jon Pliner, Head
of Jefferies' European Credit Business. "Her knowledge, experience and
relationships will make an immediate contribution to the firm's leading
fixed income platform as we continue to expand our business globally."
Ms. Bernard brings to Jefferies more than 20 years of fixed income
experience. She joins the firm from Liquid Capital Securities, where she
was Head of European Credit Sales. Previously, Ms. Bernard spent five
years at Dresdner Kleinwort as Head of Credit Sales for France and
Benelux. Prior to that, she spent 17 years at Calyon (previously Banque
Indosuez) where she held a variety of fixed income sales positions. She
received a Master's from Dauphine Universite Paris.
This announcement follows the appointments of Alessandra Frontini and
Michela Molendi, who joined Jefferies' European credit sales and trading
group as Senior Vice Presidents based in the firm's Milan office. Ms.
Frontini, who has more than 11 years of fixed income sales experience,
joined from Morgan Stanley, where she spent five years and was an
Executive Director for Credit Sales. Ms. Molendi has over 14 years of
fixed income sales experience, including seven years at Dresdner
Jefferies' broader fixed income business now has more than 500
professionals globally who are focused on the sales and trading of
investment grade corporate bonds, high yield bonds, government and
agency securities, repo finance, mortgage- and asset-backed securities,
municipal bonds, whole loans, leveraged loans, distressed securities and
emerging markets debt.
Jefferies Group, Inc. (NYSE: JEF), a global securities and investment
banking firm, has served companies and investors for nearly 50 years.
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