Jefferies & Co Wealth Management Adopts CAIS

January 11, 2011

CAIS Provides Jefferies Advisors Access to Top Tier Alternative Managers

CAIS, the leading independent exchange for in-demand financial products servicing the global wealth management industry, is pleased to announce that Jefferies & Company Wealth Management has selected the CAIS to broaden its menu of top-tier alternative investment funds. The addition of CAIS provides Jefferies with a competitive end-to-end solution bringing diverse product selection to meet advisor and client demand for alternative funds.

“We are pleased that Jefferies has selected the CAIS solution to meet the alternative investment needs of their advisors. We look forward to providing them with access to the best third party alternative funds and the needed operational support,” said Matt Brown, Managing Principal of CAIS. “CAIS empowers independent wealth advisors and private banks to compete for clients and new advisors by providing an end-to-end alternative investment solution.

Through a secure web-based interface, CAIS will provide Jefferies advisors access, ongoing support and independent due diligence to a menu of offshore and U.S. alternative investment funds. CAIS also conforms to the existing Jefferies platform architecture and reporting protocol and integrates with the firm’s custodian, Pershing.

An independent, full-service securities and investment banking firm, Jefferies has served companies and their investors for nearly 50 years, operating in more than 25 cities around the world. The integration of the CAIS platform provides Jefferies with a competitive end-to-end solution, bringing immediate scale and product selection to meet advisor and client demand for alternative investments.

About CAIS

CAIS is the leading alternative investment platform for financial advisors who seek improved access to and education about alternative investment funds and products. CAIS provides financial advisors with a broad selection of alternative investment strategies including, hedge funds, private equity, private credit, real estate and structured notes, allowing them to capitalize on opportunities and/or withstand ever-changing markets. Additionally, CAIS provides an industry-leading learning system, CAIS IQ, that helps advisors learn faster, remember longer and improve client outcomes.

All funds listed on CAIS undergo Mercer’s independent due diligence and ongoing monitoring. Mercer diligence reports and fund ratings are available to advisors on the CAIS password-protected platform. CAIS streamlines the end-to-end transaction process through digital subscriptions and integrated reporting with Fidelity, Schwab and Pershing, making investing in alternatives simple.

Founded in 2009, CAIS, a fintech leader, is empowering wealth management by leveling the playing field for financial advisors everywhere.

Securities offered through CAIS Capital LLC, member FINRA, SIPC.

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