Guggenheim Partners Announces Hiring Of Adam J. Rifkin, Expanding Guggenheim Securities' Consumer Retail Banking Team

Jul 02, 2013, 12:22 ET from Guggenheim Partners

NEW YORK, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Guggenheim Partners ("Guggenheim") today announced the hiring of Adam J. Rifkin as a Senior Managing Director in the New York office of Guggenheim Securities.

Mr. Rifkin comes to Guggenheim effective in September from Barclays. With the addition of Mr. Rifkin, the team led by Senior Managing Director Andrew Taussig now includes co-head and Senior Managing Director Spencer Hart, Senior Managing Director Ryan Mash and Managing Directors Matthew Pilla and Ken Harada, all of whom joined from Barclays earlier this year.

"We are delighted to have a dedicated and creative banker like Adam Rifkin joining Guggenheim Securities," said Alan D. Schwartz, Executive Chairman of Guggenheim Partners and head of Guggenheim Securities.

"We are excited to reunite with Adam here at Guggenheim," Mr. Taussig said. "We look forward to continuing to serve our clients with creative solutions from Guggenheim's unique platform," he added.

Mr. Rifkin began his investment-banking career at Credit Suisse First Boston in 1997, moving from there to Lehman Brothers and later to Barclays in 2008, when it acquired Lehman Brothers' North American investment bank.

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