Jefferies Managed Futures Fund Added to SG Short Term Traders Index

NEW YORK--()--Leucadia Asset Management LLC announced today that the Jefferies Managed Futures Fund, one of the funds managed by the Strategic Investments Division of Jefferies Investment Advisers LLC and a member of the Leucadia Asset Management family of funds, was added to the SG Short Term Traders Index (formerly Newedge Short Term Traders Index). The index, which is comprised of the largest 10 managers by AUM that meet specified criteria, is designed to track the performance of short-term, diversified Commodity Trading Advisors (CTA) and Global Macro managers.

“We are very pleased that the Jefferies Managed Futures Fund has been recognized by and included in this prestigious industry standard index for short-term traders”

Jefferies Managed Futures Fund’s investment program employs a diverse set of systematic, short to medium term trading strategies applied to global futures instruments across all sectors including Fixed Income, Equity Indices, Foreign Exchange and Commodities.

“We are very pleased that the Jefferies Managed Futures Fund has been recognized by and included in this prestigious industry standard index for short-term traders,” commented Simon Langdon, Managing Director and Head of Business Development for Leucadia Asset Management which acts as distribution agent for the Fund.

Leucadia Asset Management is a diversified alternative asset management platform – supporting and developing focused funds managed by distinct management teams and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE: LUK), a diversified holding company.

Jefferies Investment Advisers is a subsidiary of Jefferies Group LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Leucadia National Corporation and is a Registered Investment Adviser (RIA) with the SEC, is registered as a commodity trading advisor (CTA) with the CFTC and is a member of the NFA. The Strategic Investments Division of Jefferies Investment Advisers manages over $1.1 billion of assets and offers a range of systematic investment products including Jefferies Structured Alpha Fund, Jefferies Managed Futures Fund and the forthcoming JIA Equity Market Neutral program.

Jefferies, the global investment banking firm focused on serving clients for over 50 years, is a leader in providing insight, expertise and execution to investors, companies and governments. The firm provides a full range of investment banking, sales, trading, research and strategy across the spectrum of equities, fixed income and foreign exchange, as well as wealth management, in the Americas, Europe and Asia.

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