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SOURCE Guggenheim Partners
NEW YORK, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Guggenheim Securities, the investment banking and capital markets division of Guggenheim Partners, today announced the hiring of Andrew Booth as a Senior Managing Director and Head of Leveraged Finance. Mr. Booth will focus on further developing the firm's capabilities in the origination, underwriting and syndication of leveraged loans and high yield bonds. Mr. Booth is based in New York.
"We are pleased to welcome Andrew to our team," said Mark Van Lith, head of investment banking at Guggenheim Securities. "His expertise in building a platform that can provide a full range of underwritten and syndicated leveraged finance products is critical as we continue to drive our investment banking business forward."
"Guggenheim Securities is a unique platform on which to develop a leading leveraged finance business," Mr. Booth said. "Their established and rapidly expanding investment banking franchise in industries such as Consumer, TMT, Healthcare, Industrials, FIG, Real Estate and Gaming provides a wealth of origination capability. In addition, the firm has a proven syndication capability for a broad range of credit products."
Mr. Booth joined Guggenheim from Lazard, where he was a Managing Director and Head of Leveraged Finance Capital Markets at Lazard Capital Markets. Previously he worked at Jefferies for 16 years and was co-founder and Head of Jefferies Finance, a commercial finance company formed by Jefferies and MassMutual.
Mr. Booth holds a BA in Economics and Law from Cambridge University and an MBA from UCLA.
About Guggenheim Partners
Guggenheim Partners is a privately held global financial services firm with more than $210 billion in assets under management. The firm provides asset management, investment banking and capital markets services, insurance services, institutional finance and investment advisory solutions to institutions, governments and agencies, corporations, investment advisors, family offices and individuals. Guggenheim Partners is headquartered in New York and Chicago and serves clients around the world from more than 25 offices in eight countries. For more information about Guggenheim Partners, visit www.guggenheimpartners.com.
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