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Leucadia National Corporation Changes Name to Jefferies Financial Group Inc.


Jefferies Financial Group Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend

Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:JEF), formerly known as Leucadia
National Corporation, announced today that its shareholders have
overwhelmingly voted in favor of changing the name of Leucadia National
Corporation to Jefferies Financial Group Inc., which is effective
immediately. As of trading tomorrow, Jefferies Financial Group Inc. will
trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol JEF.

Jefferies' CEO, Rich Handler, and President, Brian Friedman, noted,
"Changing our name to Jefferies Financial Group Inc. reflects that we
are now a diversified financial services company, and Jefferies is by
far our largest business and our engine of opportunity. We will continue
to use the wonderful Leucadia name in our asset management and merchant
banking activities where its reputation for long-term value creation is
widely recognized.

"Jefferies Financial Group Inc. better reflects who we are today and
going forward, materially aids the brand recognition of our Jefferies
investment banking and trading operations, and unifies our presence and
our prominence in the financial community."

Jefferies Financial Group Inc. also announced today that the Board of
Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend equal to $0.10 per
Jefferies Financial Group Inc. common share payable on June 29, 2018 to
record holders of its common shares on June 18, 2018.

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