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Guggenheim Securities Hires Robert Cihra to Expand TMT Equity Research

NEW YORK, Nov. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Guggenheim Securities, the investment banking and capital markets division of Guggenheim Partners, announced today that Robert Cihra has joined the firm as a Managing Director and Senior Analyst in Equity Research. Mr. Cihra is joining the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications (TMT) research team, specifically focusing on IT Hardware and Mobility.

Mr. Cihra joins Guggenheim from Sterne Agee CRT where he was a Managing Director, previous to which he served as a Senior Managing Director and Senior Analyst at Evercore ISI. He brings nearly 20 years of experience and perspective covering computing, storage, and mobile technology markets. Mr. Cihra was ranked the number one stock picker in the Wall Street Journal’s “Best on the Street” survey in 2013 and 2010.

“We are pleased to welcome Rob to Guggenheim,” said Jerry Donini, Co-CEO of Guggenheim Securities. “His longstanding institutional relationships and vast industry knowledge will complement our expanding TMT research team. With the addition of Rob and our previously announced hire of Jonathan Schildkraut covering Communications Infrastructure and Telecom Services, our group of TMT analysts features broad and deep intellectual capital across Media & Entertainment, Cable & Satellite, Enterprise IT & Software, Hardware, Telecommunications, and eTravel & Internet.”

Mr. Cihra received his MBA and his BA in Economics from the University of Western Ontario. He is based in Guggenheim’s New York office.

About Guggenheim Partners

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1Assets 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