Laurent Grandet to Join Guggenheim Securities as Consumer Analyst

NEW YORK, April 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Guggenheim Securities, the investment banking and capital markets division of Guggenheim Partners, announced today that Laurent Grandet will join the firm in June as a Senior Analyst and Managing Director on the Consumer and Retail team. Mr. Grandet will focus on companies in the beverage and food industry.

Mr. Grandet has more than 26 years of experience in the consumer goods industry. He will join Guggenheim from Credit Suisse where he was a Managing Director covering domestic beverage companies and was recognized in his first year of coverage amongst the Institutional Investor Rising Stars in 2017. Previous to joining Credit Suisse in 2016, Mr. Grandet was a Senior Marketing Director of Global Intelligence at PepsiCo, where he spent 18 years working in different roles including global strategy and marketing. Prior to PepsiCo, he was at Danone for eight years.

“We are excited for Laurent to join us at Guggenheim,” said Stefano Natella, Director of Equity Research. “His deep industry expertise enhances our strong offering in the consumer sector, adding a new and important area of coverage to the group. His experience and ability to understand these businesses allows him to provide differentiated insight from the rest of the research in the market. We look forward to his continued success at Guggenheim.”

Mr. Grandet received his B.A. from the Institut Supérieur du Commerce de Paris. He will be based in Guggenheim’s New York office.

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