Jefferies Financial Group, Inc. is a holding company. It engages in investment banking and capital markets; commercial mortgage banking, online foreign exchange trading services, real estate, vehicle finance, beef processing; manufacturing; exploration and development of oil and gas; automobile dealerships, insurance and consumer products, gold and silver mining project and asset management. The company operates through the following business segments: Jefferies, National Beef, and Corporate and other. The Jefferies segment provides integrated securities and investment banking services. The National Beef segment processes and markets fresh boxed beef, case-ready beef, beef by-products and wet blue leather for domestic and international markets. The Corporate and Other segment includes other financial instruments. Jefferies Financial Group was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in New York, NY.