NEW YORK – Guggenheim Securities, the investment banking and capital markets division of Guggenheim Partners, today announced the hiring of Matthew Johnson as a Senior Managing Director. Mr. Johnson will work closely with senior management within Guggenheim Securities to further develop its markets platforms.
“We are pleased to welcome Matt to our team,” said Alan Schwartz, Executive Chairman of Guggenheim Partners and CEO of Guggenheim Securities. “Matt’s experience and expertise in the global markets are valuable additions to the breadth and depth of the solutions that we can offer our clients.”
“I am excited to be a part of the Guggenheim team,” Mr. Johnson said. “Our securities business has tremendous momentum. I look forward to working with my new partners, continuing to deliver value added products and innovative solutions to our clients.”
Mr. Johnson spent 19 years at Lehman Brothers and Barclays, following its acquisition of Lehman in 2008. At Barclays, he ran the equities business for the U.S., Canadian and Latin American markets and also served on the Equity Operating Committee. Before that, he ran the bank’s global equity syndicate.
Mr. Johnson earned his BA and MBA from Penn State University.
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