M Science Further Strengthens Management Team with Appointment of Global Head of Sales

Gerard Varjacques Joins M Science to Support Company’s Rapid Global
Growth

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–M Science, the pioneer in data-driven research and analytics, has hired
Gerard Varjacques as Global Head of Sales to further strengthen its
distribution capabilities and expand upon its industry leadership
position.

As Global Head of Sales, Varjacques will be responsible for all sales
functions and marketing initiatives for the company. Varjacques brings
vast experience building divisions and leading sales organizations for
various financial technology companies servicing institutional investors
and corporations. Previously, Varjacques ran global sales for ICAP, now
Nex, and served as chief operating officer of Traiana. He also served as
CEO of the U.S. division of GL Trade.

“We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Gerard as we continue to
invest in our client service model. M Science continues to be the
employer of choice in the alternative data space, evidenced by our
ability to attract and retain top industry talent,” said Michael
Marrale, CEO of M Science. “Given the rapid growth in our sales and
client service organization to over 20 globally, Gerard’s proven
leadership in managing sales teams will serve our clients well.”

Over the past several years M Science has continued its strategic
expansion into new client segments, geographies and sectors. In 2018
alone, M Science acquired TickerTags, launched Systematic serving
quantitative investors with data feeds and back-end tools, and enhanced
the Corporate Information Services business serving private equity
investors and corporations. M Science continues to push boundaries,
expanding M Analysis to written coverage of over 180 companies and
providing data on almost 4,000 companies globally. 2019 will continue
with a full slate of unique data and insight solutions catering to both
fundamental and quantitative investors.

“I am impressed with the quality of people at M Science, their
enthusiasm and vast expertise in research and alternative data,” said
Varjacques. “This is a fascinating industry and I am delighted to be
joining a pioneer in this space that combines fundamental and innovative
solutions.”

About M Science

M Science is a data-driven research and analytics firm, uncovering new
insights for leading financial institutions and corporations. M Science
is revolutionizing research, discovering new data sets and pioneering
methodologies to provide actionable intelligence. Our research teams
have decades of experience working with massive amounts of unstructured
data in near real-time to discern critical insights that help clients
make more informed decisions. We combine the best of finance, data and
technology to create a truly unique value proposition for both financial
services firms and major corporations in a variety of industries.

M Science is a portfolio company of Leucadia Investments, a division of
Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE: JEF). For more information, please
visit www.mscience.com.

Contacts

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Dana Taormina
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for M Science
(973) 850-7305
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