Fargis will focus on advising companies in the media sector, including publishing and information services, and will commence work at Guggenheim in June 2015.
"We are very pleased to welcome John to the team," said Mark Van Lith, Head of Investment Banking at Guggenheim Securities. "John is a trusted adviser to his clients. His strong relationships and deep sector expertise will contribute meaningfully to our TMT franchise."
Most recently, Fargis was Head of U.S. Media Investment Banking at Jefferies. Prior to that, he was in the TMT group at Bear Stearns.
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