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Guggenheim Securities Hires Thomas Klamka as Head of Credit Strategy

NEW YORK, Nov. 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Guggenheim Securities, the investment banking and capital markets division of Guggenheim Partners, announced today that Thomas Klamka has joined the firm as a Senior Managing Director and Head of Credit Strategy. Mr. Klamka is focusing on Guggenheim Securities’ portfolio advisory capabilities in high-yield, leveraged loans, and distressed credit markets.

"We are excited to welcome Tom to Guggenheim,” said Jerry Donini, Co-CEO of Guggenheim Securities. “Tom is highly regarded for his experience and expertise in the leveraged finance markets. We are delighted to have his leadership and portfolio strategy capabilities, as we continue to build our client-focused, high-yield and corporate credit businesses.”

Mr. Klamka joins Guggenheim from Lutetium Capital, where he was the Co-Head of Research. Prior to Lutetium, he was a Managing Director and Director of Corporate Credit Research at Credit Suisse, managing the high yield and investment grade research groups. Before joining Credit Suisse, he was a Managing Director in high yield research at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. From 1996 through 2010, Mr. Klamka was consistently ranked a top three analyst in the Institutional Investor “All-America” analyst survey. He began his career at Prudential Investments.

Mr. Klamka earned his M.B.A. from the Wharton School and his B.S. in accounting from the University of Connecticut. He will be based in Guggenheim’s New York Office.

About Guggenheim Partners
Guggenheim Partners is a global investment and advisory firm with more than $250 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 9.30.2016 and include consulting services for clients whose assets are valued at approximately $60bn.

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Source:Guggenheim Securities