Henkin, who will be based in San Francisco, joins New York based-Ronen A. Bojmel, current Head of Restructuring, to lead the continued expansion of the firm’s restructuring advisory team.
Alan Schwartz, Executive Chairman of Guggenheim Partners, said, 'Michael is a highly respected restructuring advisor who has produced outstanding results in complex and ground-breaking transactions. We are delighted that he is joining the firm to help grow our restructuring team and enhance our West Coast coverage with an on-the-ground presence in the San Francisco Bay area'.
Bojmel added: 'I am thrilled to have Michael join as my partner. His significant experience advising companies, as well as secured and unsecured creditor groups, raising capital and providing expert testimony, will greatly enhance our team’s capabilities. Guggenheim Securities continues to demonstrate its commitment to building a world class advisory business, and I look forward to working with Michael and our growing team as we continue to leverage the strengths of our platform to deliver the best possible solutions to our clients'.
Henkin joins Guggenheim Securities after spending fourteen years at Jefferies & Company, Inc., where he most recently served as Managing Director and Co-Head of the Recapitalization and Restructuring Group. Throughout his career, he has advised on over $100 billion in transactions encompassing restructurings, recapitalizations, financings and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to Jefferies & Company, Henkin also spent six years working in the communications, technology and media industries, including positions at Loral Space & Communications, NextEngine, Inc. and The News Corporation Limited.