SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): October 7, 2004
Jefferies Group, Inc.
|(State or other jurisdiction of
|(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer
|520 Madison Ave., 12th Floor, New York, New York||10022|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: 212-284-2550
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|Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement|
|Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits|
|INDEX TO EXHIBITS|
Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
On October 7, 2004, Jefferies Group, Inc. (Jefferies) entered into an agreement with Babson Capital Management LLC and Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) to form Jefferies Babson Finance LLC, a joint venture entity created for the purpose of offering senior loans to middle market and growth companies. Pursuant to the agreement, each of Jefferies and MassMutual are committed to capitalize Jefferies Babson Finance LLC with up to $125 million over a three-year period. The attached copy of the press release issued by Jefferies announcing the agreement and joint venture is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
The following exhibit is filed with this report:
|99.1||October 7, 2004 press release issued by Jefferies Group, Inc.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Jefferies Group, Inc.
|Date: October 8, 2004||/s/ Roland T. Kelly|
|Roland T. Kelly|
INDEX TO EXHIBITS
|October 7, 2004 press release issued by Jefferies Group, Inc.|