Jim Millstein

Jim Millstein

Formal First Name
James (Jim)

Jim Millstein is the Co-Chairman of Guggenheim Securities, the investment banking and capital markets arm of Guggenheim Partners. Prior to this, Millstein was the Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Millstein & Co. Selected engagements at Millstein & Co include representation to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico in connection with the management of its $75 billion of institutional indebtedness; to US Airways in connection with its acquisition of American Airlines out of Chapter 11; and Caesars in its Chapter 11 proceedings.

Professional Experience

Academic History

Millstein has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.


  • U.S. Department of the Treasury - Chief Restructuring Officer
  • Lazard - Managing Director and Global Co-Head of Corporate Restructuring
    • Selected engagements include representation of:
      • United Auto Workers in connection with the restructuring of their contractual relationships with GM, Ford, and Chrysler
      • Charter Communications in connection with its pre-packaged plan of reorganization under Chapter 11
      • The Republic of Argentina in connection with the exchange offer for its international bond indebtedness
      • WorldCom in connection with its Chapter 11 reorganization
      • United Pan-European Communications in connection with its pre-arranged plan of arrangement in the Netherlands and Delaware
      • Marconi in connection with its scheme of arrangement in the United Kingdom
  • Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton - Partner and Head of the Corporate Restructuring
    • Significant engagements included representation of:
      • Daewoo Corporation in connection with its financial restructuring in Korea
      • Disney Corporation in connection with the financial restructuring of EuroDisney in France
      • Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation in LTV’s Chapter 11 proceedings
      • Pan-American Airlines in connection with its Chapter 11 reorganization
      • Zell-Chilmark Fund in its acquisition of various troubled companies in and out of Chapter 11