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October 28, 2013

Guggenheim Investments Hires Joseph Burschinger as Chief Risk Officer in Portfolio Management

Hiring Underscores Firm’s Longstanding Commitment to Exceptional Performance and Active Risk Management

Guggenheim Investments, the investment management and advisory business of Guggenheim Partners, today announced the hiring of Joseph M. Burschinger as Senior Managing Director and Chief Risk Officer, Portfolio Management. Mr. Burschinger joins Guggenheim after 13 years at Los Angeles-based asset-manager TCW Group Inc., most recently as Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer.

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October 26, 2013

We Must Avoid Seeing The New Arctic Through an Old World Lens

It would be easy to think those with a thirst for exploration were born too late — to assume that humanity has already reached every corner of the earth there is to discover. But one region — the Arctic — still contains uncharted mysteries.

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October 24, 2013

Financial Times: Look to ‘Helicopter’ Ben for Clues to Yellen’s Fed

What can we expect from a Federal Reserve led by newly nominated chair Janet Yellen? Global chief investment officer Scott Minerd explains in this Financial Times commentary.

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October 22, 2013

Guggenheim Securities Announces Retirement of Edward V. Garlich, Jr. as Group Head of Washington Research Group, Names Rick Weissenstein as Successor

Guggenheim Securities, the investment banking and capital markets division of Guggenheim Partners, today announced the retirement of Edward V. Garlich, Jr., Senior Managing Director, Group Head of Guggenheim’s Washington Research Group (WRG) and one of the founders of the federal policy research industry that WRG represents.

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October 02, 2013

Bloomberg: Shutdown, Debt Debate Becoming Intertwined: Mathias

Anne Mathias, head of research at Guggenheim Investments and Bloomberg View columnist William Cohan discuss how the shutdown impedes negotiations for avoiding the debt ceiling and the appearance of CEOs at the White House for talks in the middle of the shutdown. They speak on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg Surveillance.”

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October 02, 2013

Voltage Finance LLC Acquires 25% Equity Interest in California’s CPV Sentinel Energy Center

Voltage Finance LLC today announced that it has purchased a 25-percent equity interest in the CPV Sentinel Energy Center, a state-of-the-art, 800-megawatt, natural gas-fired electric generating facility located in Desert Hot Springs, CA.

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October 01, 2013

Bloomberg: Government Shutdown Old Hat to Americans

Scott Minerd, Global Chief Investment Officer at Guggenheim Partners, talks with Francine Lacqua about market reaction to the U.S. government shutdown and why the situation does not scare investors. He speaks on Bloomberg Television’s “The Pulse.”

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October 01, 2013

CNBC: How to Invest During the US Shutdown

Scott Minerd, CIO at Guggenheim Partners, explains how the U.S. shutdown is good for markets as "weakness is an opportunity to buy" and the dip in sterling "should be good for bonds".

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September 27, 2013

CNBC: Shareholders Set Bar Very High in M&A

Alan Schwartz, Guggenheim Partners, discusses regulations and shares his insight on M&A activity and details of the Verizon-Vodafone deal. Also Schwartz discusses globalization and the serious implications of "income inequality."

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September 23, 2013

Guggenheim Securities Hires Peter M. Fry to Expand Its Healthcare Finance Capabilities

Guggenheim Securities, the investment banking and capital markets division of Guggenheim Partners, today announced the recent hiring of Peter M. Fry as Managing Director in New York. Mr. Fry, who has spent two decades on the sell side and buy side focusing on Alternative Equities, will direct the firm’s expansion into “At-The-Market” offerings.

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