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Carlos Fierro Joins Guggenheim Securities as Senior Advisor to Expand Energy Practice

NEW YORK, June 06, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Guggenheim Securities, the investment banking and capital markets division of Guggenheim Partners, announced today that Carlos Fierro has joined the firm as a Senior Advisor. The addition broadens the reach of Guggenheim Securities’ full-service investment banking efforts dedicated to the energy sector.

Mr. Fierro has over 25 years of experience advising clients in the energy and natural resources industries. He joins Guggenheim Securities after last serving as Managing Director and Global Head of the Natural Resources investment banking practice at Barclays. Prior to joining Barclays, he spent 11 years at Lehman Brothers where he served as a Managing Director and Global Head of the Natural Resources Group. Mr. Fierro began his career as a corporate, mergers & acquisitions and securities attorney with Baker Botts L.L.P.

"We are excited to welcome Carlos to Guggenheim,” said Mark Van Lith, Co-CEO and Head of Investment Banking at Guggenheim Securities. “Carlos has a long track record of providing strategic advice to boards and CEOs. His deep industry expertise will enhance our ability to deliver innovative solutions to clients in this important sector.”

Mr. Fierro added, “I am delighted to join Guggenheim Securities at this critical juncture for the oil and gas sector. Guggenheim has a deep bench of professionals across restructuring, mergers & acquisitions and capital markets that can be readily employed to bring client focused solutions to energy companies across the value chain.”

Mr. Fierro currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Shell Midstream Partners, LP and Athabasca Oil Corporation. He also serves on the North American Energy Advisory Board of Trilantic Capital Partners.

Mr. Fierro earned his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and his J.D. from Harvard University. He will be based in Guggenheim’s Washington D.C. office.

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 03.31.2016 and include consulting services for clients whose assets are valued at approximately $56bn.

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Source:Guggenheim Securities