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Guggenheim Securities Hires Carl Mayer to Expand Leveraged Finance Business

NEW YORK, Sept. 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Guggenheim Securities, the investment banking and capital markets division of Guggenheim Partners, announced today that Carl Mayer has joined as a Senior Managing Director. Mr. Mayer will focus on the origination, structuring, and distribution of leveraged loans and high yield bonds.

With over 20 years of experience in leveraged finance, Mr. Mayer joins Guggenheim from Nomura, where he previously served as head of both Acquisition & Leveraged Finance and Financial Sponsors Group in the Americas. Prior to Nomura, he was a Managing Director and Head of Leveraged Finance Capital Markets at Merrill Lynch. Before joining the team at Merrill Lynch, Mr. Mayer was a Managing Director in High Yield Capital Markets at Deutsche Bank.

“We are excited that Carl is joining Guggenheim,” said Mark Van Lith, Co-CEO of Guggenheim Securities. “Leveraged finance is a core component of our full-service platform and we expect the combination of Carl’s leadership experience and product expertise will enhance our ability to deliver innovative financing solutions to our clients.”

Mr. Mayer earned his B.S. in Finance from Florida State University and his M.B.A. with distinction from the University of Southern California. He is based in Guggenheim’s New York 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 are as of 6.30.2016 and include consulting services for clients whose assets are valued at approximately $57bn.

Media Contact Ellen Cunningham Guggenheim Partners 212.518.9578 Ellen.N.Cunningham@GuggenheimPartners.com

Source:Guggenheim Securities