Mark Walter was bornon 1960 in Chicago, Illinois, United States, is CEO, Guggenheim Partners LLC. Mark Walter is #839 in List Billionaires People In The World. Mark Walter is chief executive officer of investment firm Guggenheim Partners, which has roughly $300 billion in assets under management. In 2017 Guggenheim made headlines over reported infighting between Walter and the firm's chief investment officer, Scott Minerd. Walter helped found the firm in the late 1990s after he folded his Chicago-based fund, Liberty Hampshire, into the Guggenheim family office. He made news in 2012 when his investment group (which included Magic Johnson) purchased the cash-strapped LA Dodgers for $2.2 billion. He also has a significant interest in the Delaware Life insurance company and the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks.
Walter and several of his partners also bought the Los Angeles Sparks basketball team in 2014
On December 10, 2012, in its annual survey of the "50 Most Influential People in Sports Business," the SportsBusiness Journal named Walter the 8th most influential person in sports business due to the historic Dodgers purchase
In 1996, he co-founded the Liberty Hampshire Company, LLC with Steven E