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Drew Marcus Joins Guggenheim Securities as Senior Advisor

NEW YORK, May 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Guggenheim Securities, the investment banking and capital markets division of Guggenheim Partners, announced today that Andrew “Drew” Marcus has joined the firm as a Senior Advisor. Mr. Marcus’ addition expands the breadth and depth of Guggenheim Securities’ client franchise in Technology, Media, and Telecommunications.

For more than 30 years, Mr. Marcus has focused on media and technology in a variety of roles including analyst, banker, portfolio manager, and venture capitalist. He joins Guggenheim Securities after last serving as Portfolio Manager and Managing Partner of SLRC Media Opportunities Fund. Prior to that role, he was Vice Chairman of Global Banking at Deutsche Bank, focusing on media and telecommunications. At Deutsche Bank, Mr. Marcus was also a Managing Director, Global Head of Media Research and Senior Media Analyst. Additionally, he was a founder of the Media Group at Alex. Brown Inc.

As an analyst, Mr. Marcus covered broadcasting, outdoor, entertainment, and publishing sectors. He was the number one ranked Broadcasting Analyst in surveys conducted by Institutional Investor and The Wall Street Journal. In addition, Mr. Marcus was an eight-time Institutional Investor “All American” and a six-time The Wall Street Journal "Master Stock Picker.”

"We are excited to welcome Drew to Guggenheim,” said Mark Van Lith, Co-CEO and Head of Investment Banking at Guggenheim Securities. “Drew has an extensive track record of success in nearly all facets of finance in media. His deep industry expertise and meaningful relationships with investors and companies will be a significant asset to our franchise.”

Mr. Marcus added, “I am pleased to join Guggenheim at this dynamic and pivotal time where media, technology, and telecommunications are converging. Guggenheim’s long-term approach to relationships, combined with its full range of investment banking capabilities, makes it a perfect platform to help companies realize their strategic visions.”

Mr. Marcus currently serves as a Venture Partner at Walden Venture Capital. He also serves on the Economic Leadership Council at the University of Michigan. He graduated from the University of Michigan with an A.B. in Economics and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. Mr. Marcus is based in Guggenheim’s New York office.

About Guggenheim Partners

Guggenheim Partners is a global investment and advisory firm with more than $260 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 more than 2,300 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 3.31.2017 and include consulting services for clients whose assets are valued at approximately $59bn.

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Source:Guggenheim Securities