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Guggenheim Securities Hires Stuart Erickson to Expand Restructuring Practice

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Guggenheim Securities, the investment banking and capital markets division of Guggenheim Partners, announced today that Stuart Erickson has joined the firm as a Senior Managing Director in the restructuring advisory group based in New York City.

"We are excited to welcome Stuart to our firm,” said Mark Van Lith, Co-CEO and Head of Investment Banking at Guggenheim Securities. "Our continuing investment in our restructuring practice comes at a time when recapitalization and restructuring solutions are increasingly relevant to clients across a range of industries and special situations."

Mr. Erickson joins from Miller Buckfire where he most recently served as Managing Director in its restructuring practice. He has over 20 years of restructuring, capital advisory and recapitalization expertise across a range of industries. Mr. Erickson has advised both debtors and creditors in reorganization transactions including American Capital, AMF Bowling, Coldwater Creek, Eddie Bauer, Houston Harris County Sports Authority, Lehman Brothers Inc., MF Global, and Synagro. Prior to Miller Buckfire, he was a member of the restructuring groups at Wasserstein Perella and Houlihan Lokey Howard & Zukin.

Mr. Erickson earned his M.Sc. in finance from the London School of Economics and his B.S.B.A. from Georgetown University.

About Guggenheim Partners

Guggenheim Partners is a global investment and advisory firm with more than $240 billion1 in assets under management. Across our three primary businesses of investment management, investment banking, and insurance services, we have a track record of delivering results through innovative solutions. With 2,500 professionals based in more than 25 offices around the world, our commitment is to advance the strategic interests of our clients and to deliver long-term results with excellence and integrity. We invite you to learn more about our expertise and values by visiting GuggenheimPartners.com and following us on Twitter at twitter.com/guggenheimptnrs.

1 Assets under management as of 12.31.2015 and include consulting services for clients whose assets are valued at approximately $47bn.

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Source:Guggenheim Securities