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-Leucadia National, Jefferies Group schedule shareholder meetings on merger.

M2 EQUITYBITES-January 30, 2013--Leucadia National, Jefferies Group schedule shareholder meetings on merger(C)2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS

30 January 2013 -- New York-based holding company Leucadia National Corp. (NYSE: LUK) and New York-based investment banking firm Jefferies Group Inc (NYSE: JEF) said that both companies will hold their respective special meetings of shareholders on February 28, 2013 to vote on the proposals pertaining to the previously announced merger of the companies and related matters.

Holders of shares of Leucadia and holders of shares of Jefferies on Monday, January 28, 2013, will be entitled to vote at their respective special meeting on such proposals.

The special meeting for Leucadia will be held on Thursday, February 28, 2013, at 9:00am ET, while the special meeting for Jefferies will be held on Thursday, February 28, 2013, at 11:00am ET.

Jefferies Group offers a range of investment banking, sales, trading, research and strategy across the spectrum of equities, fixed income and commodities, in the US, Europe and Asia.

Leucadia National is a diversified holding company engaged through its consolidated subsidiaries in a variety of businesses, including beef processing, manufacturing, gaming entertainment, real estate activities, medical product development and winery operations.

The firm also has a significant equity interest in Jefferies Group, and owns equity interests in operating businesses including a commercial mortgage origination and servicing business.

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