According to the securities and banking business, Mr Tedesco is to be hired as global head of Technology Mergers and Acquisitions and US head of Mergers & Acquisitions at its investment banking division.
Previously, the new post holder was employed as managing director and head of Technology Mergers & Acquisitions at Citigroup.
Benjamin D Lorello, global head of Investment Banking and Capital Markets at Jefferies, said: âMichael Tedesco is one of the most accomplished M&A bankers in the technology sector.
âHis experience in advising on some of the most prominent technology, M&A sellside, buyside and takeover defense transactions, and his broader reputation in the mergers and acquisitions field make him the ideal person to lead our global technology M&A practice and to further expand our US M&A franchise.â
The role will see Mr Tedesco employed as a managing director at Jefferies and based at the firmâs offices in the Silicon Valley.
By Jim Ottewill