CORRECTED-UPDATE 4-Jefferies buys RBS’ historic UK broker Hoare Govett – Reuters UK

LONDON, Feb 1 (Reuters) – American investment bank Jefferies Group Inc has snapped up historic British stockbroker Hoare Govett from Royal Bank of Scotland, building on its aggressive expansion in the London marketplace in the past three years. Jefferies will take on around 50 staff in London as …