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January 22, 2013

Bloomberg Radio: Anne Mathias Comments on Obama's Inauguration Speech

Anne Mathias, director of Washington research for Guggenheim Securities LLC, says President Obama's inaugural speech was a "full throated defense of liberalism."

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January 17, 2013

Bloomberg: Stocks Better Bet Than Fixed Income, Schwartz Says

Alan Schwartz, executive chairman at Guggenheim Partners LLC, talks about Guggenheim Partners business model, investment strategy and the outlook for large banks. Schwartz, speaking with Erik Schatzker and Stephanie Ruhle on Bloomberg Television’s “Market Makers,” also discusses television broadcast rights for college sports.

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January 17, 2013

Bloomberg: Millstein, Ross, Schwartz on Financials, Outlook

Jim Millstein, chief executive officer of Millstein & Co. and former chief restructuring officer at the U.S. Treasury Department, Wilbur Ross, chairman of WL Ross & Co., and Alan Schwartz, executive chairman at Guggenheim Partners LLC, participate in a panel discussion about the outlook for financials. Bloomberg's Erik Schatzker moderates the panel at the Bloomberg Link Global Markets Summit in New York.

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January 15, 2013

Guggenheim Launches Guggenheim Digital Media; Appoints Ross Levinsohn Chief Executive Officer

New Company to Expand the Firm’s Media and Entertainment Presence

Guggenheim Partners (“Guggenheim”), a global diversified financial services firm, today announced that it has formed Guggenheim Digital Media (“GDM”) and named Ross Levinsohn Chief Executive Officer. As a part of its investment in GDM, Guggenheim anticipates allocating significant capital to acquire and invest in new media companies and properties that will meaningfully expand its current portfolio.

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December 19, 2012

Guggenheim Partners’ Response to Claymore Advisors Settlement with SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced today a settlement with Claymore Advisors, LLC, a portfolio management services firm acquired by Guggenheim Partners in October 2009 and operating today as Guggenheim Funds Investment Advisors (GFIA). Because the conduct in question occurred prior to Guggenheim Partners’ acquisition of Claymore Advisors, Guggenheim Partners was in no way party to the matters described in the SEC Order.

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December 07, 2012

Pillar Financial, LLC Announces Acquisition of St. James Capital, L.L.C.

Pillar Financial, LLC (“Pillar”), an affiliate of Guggenheim Partners, LLC, today announced the acquisition of St. James Capital, L.L.C. (“St. James”). Based in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, St. James is led by Mark Wiedelman and Nancy Ludwick, who founded the company in 1999. Both Mark and Nancy will hold an ongoing interest in Pillar Financial.

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November 19, 2012

Guggenheim Commercial Real Estate Finance, LLC and Pillar Multifamily, LLC Announce Launch of New Affordable Housing Division

Experienced Team Hired to Support Business
Guggenheim Commercial Real Estate Finance, LLC (“GCREF”), a Guggenheim Partners company, and Pillar Multifamily, LLC (“Pillar”), an affiliate of Guggenheim Partners, today announced the launch of a new affordable housing division. Based in New York and San Francisco, the division will be led by the team of Andrew Weil and Justin Ginsberg, who have joined GCREF as Managing Directors.

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November 16, 2012

What's Working in California, What's Not?

Guggenheim Partners CIO Scott Minerd from the Milken California Summit weighs in on what's working in California, and what isn't.

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November 14, 2012

Guggenheim Investment Advisory Announces the Launch of the Guggenheim Alternatives Platform

Providing the Wealth Management Community with Improved Access to Hedge Funds
Guggenheim Investment Advisory, a business unit of Guggenheim Partners, LLC, announced today the launch of the Guggenheim Alternatives Platform, a web-based solution designed specifically for independent registered investment advisors, private banks and trust companies and similar wealth management firms. The platform enables such advisors to build and implement customized hedge fund portfolios for their clients by connecting them to Guggenheim Investment Advisory’s deeply researched menu of hedge fund managers, along with thematic guidance and support.

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November 06, 2012

Importance of Key Battleground States

Guggenheim Washington Research Group founder Anne Mathias on the key battleground states and the markets.

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