Share This Profile
Share this profile on Facebook.
Link to this profile on LinkedIn.
Tweet this profile on Twitter.
Email a link to this profile.
See other services through which you can share this profile.
This profile was last updated on 11/13/14  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.

Mr. Brian P. Friedman

Wrong Brian P. Friedman?

President

Jefferies Group , Inc.
520 Madison Avenue 12Th Floor
New York, New York 10022
United States

Company Description: Jefferies Group, Inc., along with its subsidiaries, operates as a full-service global investment bank and institutional securities firm serving companies and their...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • J.D.
    Columbia University School of Law
  • B.S. summa cum laude
    The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
  • M.S.
    The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
  • B.S. , Economics
    The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
146 Total References
Web References
Brian P. ...
www.sec.gov, 15 May 2014 [cached]
Brian P. Friedman
Mr. Friedman, 58, has served as a director since April 22, 2014.  Mr. Friedman has served as a director and as President of Leucadia since March 1, 2013. Since July 2005, Mr. Friedman has been a director and executive officer of Jefferies, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Leucadia, and has been Chairman of the Executive Committee of Jefferies since 2002. Since 1997, Mr. Friedman has served as President of Jefferies Capital Partners (formerly known as FS Private Investments), a private equity fund management company now controlled by Mr. Friedman in which Jefferies has an ownership interest. Mr. Friedman was previously employed by Furman Selz LLC and its successors, including serving as Head of Investee Banking and a member of its Management and Operating Committees. Prior to his 17 years with Furman Selz and its successors, Mr. Friedman was an attorney with the New York City law firm of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. As a result of his roles at Leucadia and Jefferies, as well as his management of various private equity funds and the significant equity positions those funds hold in their portfolio companies, Mr. Friedman serves on several boards of directors of subsidiaries and investment companies of Jefferies and since May 2012 has served on the board of directors of Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc., a public company that owns and operates two restaurant chains. Mr. Friedman served on the board of the general partner of K-Sea Transportation L.P. from 2004 through 2011, and served on the board of directors of Carrols Restaurant Group from June 2009 through May 2012. Mr. Friedman has managerial, transactional and investing experience in a broad range of businesses. He also has experience serving on the boards of directors of both public and private companies.
Brian Friedman | Jefferies Capital Partners
jefcap.com, 6 Mar 2014 [cached]
Brian P. Friedman, Partner
Mr. Friedman is President of Jefferies Capital Partners, Chairman of the Executive Committee of Jefferies and President and member of the Board of Directors of Leucadia National Corporation. Mr. Friedman founded the predecessor to Jefferies Capital Partners, Furman Selz Investments, in 1994. Mr. Friedman had joined Furman Selz LLC's Investment Banking Division at its inception in 1984 and was Head of the Division from 1987 through 1994. Mr. Friedman served as a member of Furman Selz LLC's Board of Directors, and Management and Operating Committees. Mr. Friedman previously was an attorney with Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen and Katz. Mr. Friedman received both a B.S. summa cum laude and an M.S. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a J.D. from Columbia University School of Law. Mr. Friedman is a C.P.A. and a member of the bar of the State of New York.
Mr. Friedman serves on the board of directors for Epic Gas, Fiesta Restaurant Group and Patara Oil & Gas.
Investment Professionals Brian Friedman
Brian P. Friedman, ...
www.sec.gov, 2 April 2014 [cached]
Brian P. Friedman, President
Mr. Friedman, 58, has served as a director and our President since March 1, 2013. Mr. Friedman has been a director and executive officer of Jefferies since July 2005, and has been Chairman of the Executive Committee of Jefferies since 2002. Since 1997, Mr. Friedman has served as President of Jefferies Capital Partners (formerly known as FS Private Investments), a private equity fund management company now controlled by Mr. Friedman in which Jefferies has an ownership interest. Mr. Friedman was previously employed by Furman Selz LLC and its successors, including serving as Head of Investment Banking and a member of its Management and Operating Committees. Prior to his 17 years with Furman Selz and its successors, Mr. Friedman was an attorney with the New York City law firm of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. As a result of his management of various private equity funds and the significant equity positions those funds hold in their portfolio companies, Mr. Friedman serves on several boards of directors of private portfolio companies, and since May 2012 has served on the board of directors of Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc., a public company that owns and operates two restaurant chains. Mr. Friedman also serves on the boards of directors of various of our subsidiaries and investee companies. Mr. Friedman served on the board of the general partner of K-Sea Transportation L.P. from 2004 through 2011, and served on the board of directors of Carrols Restaurant Group from June 2009 through May 2012.
Mr. Friedman has managerial, transactional and investing experience in a broad range of businesses. He also has experience serving on the boards of directors of both public and private companies.
...
Friedman, Handler and Steinberg, each of the other director nominees is independent of us and our management.
...
Following the completion of our combination with Jefferies, Mr. Handler became our Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Friedman became our President, and Mr. Steinberg became our Chairman of the Board.
...
Friedman and Steinberg to provide our senior leadership.
...
Handler and Friedman operate as a closely paired team as they fulfill their responsibilities.
...
Handler, Friedman and Steinberg, acting together, of approval for matters below that threshold.
...
Jefferies has invested in three private equity funds managed by companies controlled by Mr. Friedman, and has acquired interests in the profit participation earned by two management companies that manage these three funds. These two management companies (“Fund Managers”) serve as the managers of the three private equity funds (“Private Equity Funds”) and have varying profit participations and other interests in those funds. Mr. Friedman founded the business of the Fund Managers before he became associated with Jefferies; and, the Board of Jefferies approved these arrangements years prior to consummation of our combination with Jefferies.
As of December 31, 2013, Jefferies had committed an aggregate of approximately $146.8 million to the Private Equity Funds and had funded approximately $107.8 million of these commitments and committed an aggregate of $9.8 million to a Fund Manager and had funded approximately $5.8 million of this commitment. As a result of those investments, commitments and profit participations, Jefferies received distributions from the Private Equity Funds in fiscal year 2013, of approximately $29.9 million. Included in the $1.24 billion in total equity committed to funds over which Mr. Friedman has control are individual investments of certain of our named executive officers. As a result of their individual commitments, as of December 31, 2013, Mr. Handler, our Chief Executive Officer and one of our directors, had an aggregate interest in the total committed capital in such funds of 0.1% and Mr. Friedman had an aggregate interest of 4.3%.
...
In addition, Mr. Friedman has a substantial economic interest in the Fund Managers and, directly and indirectly, in the carried interest paid by the Private Equity Funds.
On September 30, 2010, Jefferies became the lender to one of the Private Equity Funds managed by companies controlled by Mr. Friedman, under a credit facility assumed from Bank of America.
...
In fiscal 2013, Jefferies received $3.1 million in fee income for investment banking and other services performed for companies in which the Private Equity Funds and other funds overseen by Mr. Friedman have investments. During fiscal 2013, $515,627 was paid to Jefferies Finance, LLC, an entity in which Jefferies has a 50% ownership interest and shares control with an independent third party, with respect to loans to companies in
17
which the Private Equity Funds and other funds overseen by Mr. Friedman have investments. As of December 31, 2013, the aggregate principal amount of those loans was $6,409,479.
Jefferies employs and provides office space for all the Fund Managers’ employees under an arrangement Jefferies entered into with Mr. Friedman and Jefferies Capital Partners in 2005 and previously under an agreement entered into in 2001.
Our Board : STRIVE
striveinternational.org, 22 May 2014 [cached]
Brian Friedman, Treasurer, President, Jefferies Capital Partners
Our Class I directors are Timothy ...
www.sec.gov, 19 Mar 2014 [cached]
Our Class I directors are Timothy P. Taft and Stacey Rauch; our Class II directors are Brian P. Friedman, Stephen P. Elker and Barry J. Alperin; and our Class III directors are Nicholas Daraviras and Jack A. Smith.
...
Brian P. Friedman
President and Director, Leucadia National Corporation; Director of Fiesta Restaurant Group
...
Brian P. Friedman has served as a director of Fiesta Restaurant Group since 2011. Since March 1, 2013, Mr. Friedman has been President and a director of Leucadia National Corporation (“ Leucadia”). Mr. Friedman is also a director and chairman of the Executive Committee of Jefferies Group LLC (“ Jefferies”) and President of Jefferies Capital Partners LLC (“Jefferies Capital Partners”). Jefferies Group, Inc., an affiliate of Jefferies Capital Partners, was acquired by Leucadia in March 2013. Mr. Friedman serves on several boards of directors of Leucadia, Jefferies and Jefferies Capital Partners’ subsidiaries and private portfolio companies. Mr. Friedman also served on the board of a public portfolio company, K-Sea Transportation Partners L.P. from 2003 to 2011 and served as a director of Carrols Restaurant Group from 2009 until the completion of the spin-off on May 7, 2012.
Having an extensive career in the legal, investment banking, and principal investing fields, Mr. Friedman brings to our board of directors significant experience related to the business and financial issues facing public corporations. In addition, through Mr. Friedman’s service on the boards of a number of his firm’s past and current portfolio companies, he combines significant executive experience with his knowledge of the strategic, financial, and operational issues of restaurant companies.
...
The board of directors unanimously recommends a vote FOR the election of the three named Class II nominees to our board of directors, Brian P. Friedman, Stephen P. Elker and Barry J. Alperin.
...
Friedman, Elker, Alperin, Daraviras and Smith.
Other People with the name "Friedman":
Other ZoomInfo Searches
Accelerate your business with the industry's most comprehensive profiles on business people and companies.
Find business contacts by city, industry and title. Our B2B directory has just-verified and in-depth profiles, plus the market's top tools for searching, targeting and tracking.
Atlanta | Boston | Chicago | Houston | Los Angeles | New York
Browse ZoomInfo's business people directory. Our professional profiles include verified contact information, biography, work history, affiliations and more.
Browse ZoomInfo's company directory. Our company profiles include corporate background information, detailed descriptions, and links to comprehensive employee profiles with verified contact information.
zirhbt201304