1. Home
  2. Our Firm
  3. News
  4. Peter van der Meer to Join Guggenheim Partners as Senior Managing Director

Our Firm

April 17, 2012

Peter van der Meer to Join Guggenheim Partners as Senior Managing Director

Financial Services Veteran to Launch Guggenheim’s Insurance Investment Banking Practice

Guggenheim Partners, LLC today announced that Peter van der Meer will join Guggenheim Securities, the firm’s investment banking and capital markets division, as Senior Managing Director and Head of Insurance Banking. Peter is expected to start in his new role in mid-July. He is presently Senior Managing Director and Partner at FBR & Co.

Mr. van der Meer brings to Guggenheim more than 30 years of experience in financial services, including 23 years as a trusted banker and advisor to the insurance industry. He has led various M&A transactions and capital raising activities for insurance companies both in the U.S. and abroad. Prior to joining FBR, Mr. van der Meer served as CEO and co-founder of ExClaim Technologies LLC, an electronic claim payment company serving the insurance industry.

“Peter is a seasoned and well respected insurance banker, and we are pleased to welcome him to Guggenheim. Insurance and financial services are core to our investment banking and asset management businesses, and we believe Peter’s proven ability to deliver innovative solutions will add significantly to our growing platform,” said Alan Schwartz, Executive Chairman of Guggenheim Partners.

Earlier in his career, Mr. van der Meer held senior-level positions at various investment banks including as Managing Director and Head of Non-Bank Financial Institutions at ABN AMRO North America Inc. He also served as a Senior Investment Banker at J.P. Morgan in New York, London, Madrid and Amsterdam, where he specialized in M&A, debt and equity capital markets, and structured products for the bank’s insurance clients. During his 17-year tenure with J.P. Morgan, Mr. van der Meer worked on a wide range of transactions for global financial services companies.

About Guggenheim Partners
Guggenheim Partners is a privately held global financial services firm with more than $125 billion in assets under management. The firm provides asset management, investment banking and capital markets services, insurance, institutional finance and investment advisory solutions to institutions, governments and agencies, corporations, investment advisors, family offices and individuals. Guggenheim Partners is headquartered in New York and Chicago and serves clients across North America, Europe and Asia from more than 25 offices in 10 countries. For more information about Guggenheim Partners, visit www.guggenheimpartners.com.

 

Media Contacts

Thomas S. Mulligan
Sitrick And Company
310.367.6567
thomas_mulligan@sitrick.com

Terry Fahn
Sitrick And Company
310.788.2850
terry_fahn@sitrick.com



September 16, 2020

2019 Impact Report

The fourth edition of our Impact Report highlights our ongoing efforts and progress last year in energizing positive change whether it is in the workplace, the industry, or the communities where we work and live.

Read More

September 09, 2020

Guggenheim Securities Hires Christopher Macios to Expand Middle Market Investment Banking Practice

NEW YORK, NY – Guggenheim Securities, the investment banking and capital markets division of Guggenheim Partners, announced today that Christopher Macios will join the firm as a Managing Director and will focus on covering financial sponsors. Mr. Macios will commence work at Guggenheim in October.

Read More

September 02, 2020

Guggenheim Employees Step Forward for Annual Community Impact Campaign

Guggenheim Partners hosted its fourth-annual Guggenheim Community Impact (GCI), the firm’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) summer volunteer campaign.

Read More



© 2020 Guggenheim Partners, LLC. All rights reserved. Guggenheim, Guggenheim Partners and Innovative Solutions. Enduring Values. are registered trademarks of Guggenheim Capital, LLC.