Greenip Joins Jefferies’ Financial Sponsors Group

Jeffrey Greenip has joined Jefferies as a managing director in the firm’s financial sponsors group. He previously was with Bear Stearns.



The Jefferies investment bank today announced that Jeffrey D. Greenip has joined as a Managing Director in the Financial Sponsors Group of the Firm’s Investment Banking Division.  Mr. Greenip will focus on private equity and other financial sponsor clients and has more than twelve years of investment banking experience, most recently at Bear Stearns, where he worked for the past ten years. 


“The addition of Jeff Greenip significantly enhances Jefferies’ established effort with financial sponsors and demonstrates our commitment to this critical group on Wall Street,” commented Chris M. Kanoff, Co-Head of Investment Banking at Jefferies.  “In the midst of the ongoing evolution of our industry, we continue to strengthen our full-service investment banking platform for our corporate and private equity clients.”


“We are very excited to have Jeff Greenip join our team,” added Adam D. Sokoloff, Head of the Financial Sponsors Group at Jefferies. “His longstanding relationships with traditional private equity and alternative investment funds are complementary to our existing coverage, and his experience working with a variety of dynamic portfolio companies across a range of industries further expands our client offering.”


Jefferies established its dedicated financial sponsors practice in 2004 and provides a full suite of advisory and capital markets capabilities to financial sponsor clients across a wide range of industries.  Year to date, the group has completed over 30 transactions, valued at more than $7.1 billion.


As an investment banker, Mr. Greenip has broad experience working with a range of private equity firms and corporate clients across an array of advisory and capital markets transactions.  Prior to his ten years at Bear Stearns, he worked at ING Barings Furman Selz.  Mr. Greenip received an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BS in International Economics from Georgetown University.


About Jefferies


Jefferies, a global investment bank and institutional securities firm, has served growing and mid-sized companies and their investors for nearly 45 years. Headquartered in New York, with more than 25 offices around the world, Jefferies provides clients with capital markets and financial advisory services, institutional brokerage, securities research and asset management. The firm is a leading provider of trade execution in equity, high yield, convertible and international securities for institutional investors and high net worth individuals. Jefferies & Company, Inc. is the principal operating subsidiary of Jefferies Group, Inc. (NYSE: JEF;