Brian McGrath
Head of SMG Jefferies
Brian McGrath is a Managing Director and Head of the Securitized Markets Group at Jefferies. Brian co-founded the group at Jefferies in 2008, and previously worked in similar capacities at RBS Greenwich Capital, Bear Stearns and Credit Suisse. The Securitized Markets Group at Jefferies includes top ranked groups in Collateralized Loan Obligations, Agency Mortgage Backed Securities, Mortgage Finance, and in Online Lending.

The Securitized Markets Group has provided debt, forward purchase agreements and equity to many of the notable Fintech firms in the market. Those relationships have included Oportun, Affirm, Enova, Figure, Prosper, Upgrade, Lending Club, OnDeck, Avant, Petal, Upstart, and Dv01 in the U.S. and Ualá in Argentina. Brian sits on the Board of dv01 and was an early Board member of Ualá in Argentina. Brian also sits on the Board of the Jefferies Family Scholarship Fund.