Guggenheim aero Finance Company (GaFCo) Announces Hiring of New Managing Director, James Crowley

Jul 21, 2008, 01:00 ET from Guggenheim Partners

    CHICAGO, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Guggenheim aero Finance Company, LLC
 (GaFCo) announced today the expansion of its capabilities with new hire and
 Managing Director Jim Crowley. A member of GaFCo's executive committee,
 Crowley will focus on building a global recourse product line to complement
 the firm's non-recourse offerings. GaFCo provides innovative financing
 solutions to individuals and corporations throughout the world purchasing
 new and pre-owned corporate jets.
     "We are very pleased to have Jim joining the GaFCo team," said Bob
 Peart, GaFCo Managing Director. "He brings a wealth of talent and
 experience within the recourse finance space, an area of the business that
 we look forward to building. Crowley commented, "I'm pleased to team up
 with an organization such as Guggenheim that is so committed to innovation
 and client-based solutions, as I believe that approach is exactly what is
 needed to succeed in recourse finance." Prior to joining GaFCo, Crowley
 spent nine years at Key Equipment Finance, a wholly owned subsidiary of Key
 Bank. During the last five years of that tenure, Jim was the Director of
 KEFs Business Aviation Finance unit. Crowley will be working out of
 Guggenheim's office in Darien Connecticut.
     Guggenheim aero Finance Company, LLC (GaFCo) was formed through a
 venture between subsidiaries of Guggenheim Partners, LLC and UBS AG.
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SOURCE Guggenheim Partners