Guggenheim Securities Hires John Pantalena to Expand Leveraged Finance Group

NEW YORK, March 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Guggenheim Securities, the investment banking and capital markets division of Guggenheim Partners, announced today that John Pantalena has joined the firm as a Senior Managing Director in the firm’s leveraged finance group.

Mr. Pantalena joins Guggenheim from Bank of America Merrill Lynch where he served as Managing Director in the Global Leveraged Finance Investment Banking group, focused on advising energy, power, and natural resources companies. Prior to joining Bank of America Merrill Lynch in 2003, he began his career at Fleet Securities in Boston, MA.

“We are excited that John has joined our leveraged finance team,” said Mark Van Lith, Co-CEO of Guggenheim Securities and Head of Investment Banking. “John’s deep understanding of the leveraged finance markets, particularly in the energy sector, is an important addition to our growing leveraged finance capabilities at Guggenheim. We look forward to his continued success.”

Mr. Pantalena received his B.S. in Economics from Cornell University. He is based in Guggenheim’s New York Office.

About Guggenheim Securities
Guggenheim Securities is the investment banking and capital markets business of Guggenheim Partners, a global investment and advisory firm. Guggenheim Securities offers services that fall into four broad categories: Advisory, Financing, Sales and Trading, and Research. Guggenheim Securities is headquartered in New York, with additional offices in Chicago, Boston, Atlanta, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Houston. For more information, please contact us at or 212.518.9200.

About Guggenheim Partners
Guggenheim Partners is a global investment and advisory firm with more than $305 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 over 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 and following us on Twitter at

1Assets under management are as of 12.31.2017 and include consulting services for clients whose assets are valued at approximately $66bn.

Media Contact
Ellen Cunningham
Guggenheim Partners

Source:Guggenheim Securities