Securities: Advisory

Guggenheim Securities provides thoughtful and independent advice to public and private companies, governments and other institutions. We are known for our extensive experience working on complex situations.

Having successfully differentiated ourselves in the marketplace, we are known for:

Thought Leadership.

We anticipate trends and changes in competitive dynamics within industries, and proactively advise our clients on how to exploit these factors. In addition, we are highly experienced in meeting our clients’ objectives by creating unique transaction structures to bridge buyer and seller concerns.

Strong Relationships.

We have strong relationships with virtually all of the leading companies and investors within the industries in which we focus. Our broad network of relationships enables us to provide our clients with an informed perspective on industry and market trends, as well as thoughtful strategic ideas.

Analytical Approach.

We substantiate our advice and theses through our rigorous analytical approach. Our analyses are anchored on macro, industry and situation specific examinations. The advice we offer to clients incorporates a focus on value creation from both a company and shareholder perspective.

Transactional Experience.

We have extensive transaction experience and have worked on major, industry shaping transactions. Over the last decade, our senior bankers have advised on more than $1 trillion in announced transactions.

Trusted Advice.

We have assembled a team of highly skilled, experienced and trusted advisors. We offer differentiated advice and add strategic value for our clients in both their executive suites and board rooms. We help clients maintain focus in high stakes situations and are willing to tell a client to walk away from a deal if we believe that is the best answer.


 
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Recent Transactions

September 2014

Financial advisor to Advent International Corporation in connection with its purchase of half of the founder’s stake in Lululemon Athletica Inc.
Status: Closed
Value: $845 million


September 2014

Financial advisor to Merck KGaA in connection with the acquisition of Sigma-Aldrich Corporation
Status: Pending
Value: $17 billion


August 2014

Financial advisor to Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC in connection with its sale of Schrader International, Inc. to Sensata Technologies Holding
Status: Pending
Value: $1 billion


August 2014

Sole financial advisor to Billabong International Limited in connection with its sale of 51% stake in SurfStitch and sale of wholly owned Swell
Status: Closed
Value: Undisclosed


August 2014

Financial advisor to Lear Corporation in connection with its acquisition of Eagle Ottawa LLC
Status: Pending
Value: $850 million


July 2014

Financial advisor to Nordstrom, Inc. in connection with its acquisition of Trunk Club, Inc.
Status: Closed
Value: Undisclosed


All Recent Transactions