Jefferies Finance, a joint venture of Jefferies Group and Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company is a commercial finance company whose primary focus is the origination and syndication of senior secured debt to middle market and growth companies in the form of term and revolving loans. Loans are originated primarily through the
investment banking efforts of Jefferies. The firm also provides other debt products such as second lien term, bridge, and mezzanine loans as well as related equity co-investments. Jefferies Finance also purchases syndicated loans in the secondary market. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in New York.