James Schaefer Joins Guggenheim Securities as Energy Banking Practice Expands

NEW YORK, March 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Guggenheim Securities, the investment banking and capital markets division of Guggenheim Partners, announced today that James Schaefer has joined the firm's investment banking department as a Senior Managing Director covering the energy, power and energy technology sector.

Mr. Schaefer had previously served as Head of Global Power, Energy & Renewables for Blackstone Advisory Partners; and Global Head of the Power and Renewable Energy Group at UBS.

Guggenheim Securities has built up its energy banking business with several senior hires in the last 12 months, including:

  • Daniel More, Senior Advisor
  • Marc Bentley, Senior Managing Director
  • Dean Keller, Senior Managing Director
  • David Dolezal, Senior Managing Director
  • Kyle Jones Baker, Managing Director
  • Allan Otto, Managing Director

Guggenheim Securities operates its power, energy and renewables banking practice out of New York, London and its newly opened office in San Francisco.

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1 Assets under management as of 12/31/2015 and include consulting services for clients whose assets are valued at approximately $47 billion.

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Source:Guggenheim Securities