Guggenheim Securities Hires Cory Wishengrad to Broaden its Structured Products Capabilities

Guggenheim Securities Hires Cory Wishengrad to Broaden its Structured Products
                                 Capabilities

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2013

NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Guggenheim Securities, the investment
banking and capital markets division of Guggenheim Partners, today announced
the hiring of  Cory Wishengrad as a senior managing director. Mr. Wishengrad
will focus on further developing the firm's capabilities in asset-backed
securities. He will join Guggenheim Securities in February.

"We are pleased to welcome Cory to our team," said Alan Schwartz, executive
chairman of Guggenheim Securities. "His expertise in asset-backed financing
will help us take our structured products business to the next level in
serving our clients."

"Guggenheim Securities is the optimal platform for the structured products
business," Mr. Wishengrad said. "Their established investment banking
franchise in key industry sectors such as Retail, TMT, Healthcare, Industrials
and FIG and their securitized products sales and trading capabilities will
complement the securitization team's efforts to offer the most effective,
tailored and complete solutions for clients."

Mr. Wishengrad joins Guggenheim from Barclays, where as co-head of the
Securitized Products Origination Group, Americas, he led landmark transactions
such as the $1.675 billion Domino's Pizza (2012) and $1.15 billion CKE
Restaurants (Hardee's/Carl's Jr.) (2013) whole business securitizations, the
$1.1 billion Iconix (2012/2013) brand licensing securitization program, the
$1.8 billion American Tower (2013) and $1.33 billion SBA Communications (2013)
wireless tower securitizations and the $500 million Miramax (2011) film
library securitization, among many others for clients such as Hertz, Avis and
J.G. Wentworth. Mr. Wishengrad joined Barclays from Lehman Brothers, which he
joined in 1999 and where at the time of Barclays' acquisition of Lehman he led
the Esoteric Asset-Backed Securities group.

Mr. Wishengrad holds a B.A. from Dartmouth College and a J.D. from Harvard Law
School.

About Guggenheim Partners

Guggenheim Partners, LLC is a privately held global financial services firm
with more than $190 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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