NEW YORK, NY – Guggenheim Securities, the investment banking and capital markets division of Guggenheim Partners, announced today that Joe Niemiec has joined the firm as a Senior Managing Director to expand its middle market investment banking coverage and to focus on advising companies in the services and industrials sectors.
Mr. Niemiec joins Guggenheim after more than 15 years with William Blair, where he most recently served as Managing Director and Head of European Services & Industrials. Mr. Niemiec has extensive strategic advisory experience working on complex transactions, including cross-border situations and having completed transactions with companies headquartered in more than 15 countries. Mr. Niemiec worked for more than seven years in William Blair’s London office.
“We are excited to welcome Joe to our rapidly growing middle market investment banking team,” said Mark Van Lith, Co-CEO of Guggenheim Securities and Head of Investment Banking. “Middle market advisory is a central component of our firm’s growth strategy. The addition of Joe to our team expands our depth and breadth of coverage in this important category. We look forward to Joe’s continued success at Guggenheim.”
Mr. Niemiec earned his B.S. in Finance from University of Illinois and his M.B.A from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He will be based in Guggenheim’s Chicago office.
About Guggenheim Securities
Guggenheim Securities is the investment banking and capital markets business of Guggenheim Partners, a global investment and advisory firm. Guggenheim Securities offers services that fall into four broad categories: Advisory, Financing, Sales and Trading, and Research. Guggenheim Securities is headquartered in New York, with additional offices in Chicago, Boston, Atlanta, San Francisco, and Houston. For more information, please contact us at GSinfo@GuggenheimPartners.com or 212.518.9200.
About Guggenheim Partners
Guggenheim Partners is a global investment and advisory firm with more than $280 billion1 in assets under management. Across our three primary businesses of investment management, investment banking, and insurance services, we have a track record of delivering results through innovative solutions. With over 2,400 professionals based in offices around the world, our commitment is to advance the strategic interests of our clients and to deliver long-term results with excellence and integrity. We invite you to learn more about our expertise and values by visiting GuggenheimPartners.com and following us on Twitter at twitter.com/guggenheimptnrs.
1Assets under management are as of 6.30.2020 and include consulting services for clients whose assets are valued at approximately $65bn.