Guggenheim Securities Expands Technology Investment Banking Practice with Senior Industrial Software and Technology Hires


NEW YORK, July 05 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Guggenheim Securities, the investment banking and capital markets division of Guggenheim Partners, today announced that Eric Burns and Chris O’Brien have joined the firm as senior managing directors and will advise industrial software and technology companies.

“We are delighted to welcome Eric and Chris to Guggenheim as technology-driven changes continue to impact business models in industry-related verticals,” said Mark Van Lith, CEO of Guggenheim. Securities. “Eric and Chris have a proven track record of helping software and industrial technology companies achieve their strategic goals and achieve optimal financial results. Working together at the Guggenheim will further strengthen our team’s ability to deliver world-class advice to companies in this important category and we look forward to their success at the Guggenheim.

Mr. O’Brien has nearly two decades of experience in investment banking and joined Guggenheim from Piper Sandler, where he served as a managing director covering industrial and supply chain software in the group of technology investment bank. Prior to joining Piper Sandler, Mr. O’Brien led the Industrial Software and AEC practice in the Technology Investment Banking group at KeyBanc Capital Markets. Prior to that, he worked at Revolution Partners, which was acquired by Morgan Keegan. Mr. O’Brien holds a bachelor’s degree from Brown University. He is based at the Guggenheim office in Boston.

Mr. Burns joined Guggenheim after more than a decade at Citi, where he most recently served as a managing director covering software and industrial technology within the technology investment banking group. Mr. Burns was previously a member of Citigroup’s Industrial Investment Banking Group. He holds a BA from Georgetown University and a dual JD/MBA from the University of Michigan. He is based in the New York office of the Guggenheim.

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