The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

1998

Headquarters

200 West Street,29th floor,New York, NY 10282

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

36.6K

Industries

Investment Banking & Brokerage
Holding Companies
Investment Services & Portfolio Management

Company Description

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. engages in global investment banking, securities, and investment management, which provides financial services. It operates through the following business segments: Investment Banking, Institutional Client Services, Investing and Lending, and Investment Management. The Investment Banking segment gives financial advisory services and help companies raise capital. The Institutional Client Services segment serves clients who come to buy and sell financial products, raise funding, and manage risk. The Investing and Lending segment includes investing and relationship lending activities; and making investment. The Investment Management segment involves in investment and wealth advisory services. The company was founded by Marcus Goldman in 1869 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer

Co-Chairman, Mergers & Acquisitions

President & Chief Operating Officer

Executive Director

Executive Director, Consulting, Securities Prime Brokerage

Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President

Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary & Co-Head of the Legal Department

Executive Vice President, Secretary, General Counsel & Co-Head of the Legal Department

Chief Executive Officer, European Operations

Chief Risk Officer

Board of Directors

Chief Executive Officer at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Member, Executive Leadership Team at UJA-Federation of New York

Global Co-Head, Investment Management Division at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Vice Chairman & Co-Head, Securities Division at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, European Operations at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer at ArcelorMittal SA

Founder at Global Infrastructure Management LLC

Chief Executive Officer at EKC Technology, Inc.

Former Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

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Owners & Shareholders
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Berkshire Hathaway employs the value investing principles of Benjamin Graham. Their investment approach focuses on buying shares of companies as a long-term investment. The firm seeks to invest in businesses that are easy to understand and have high ROE, exceptional management teams and limited debt. Rather than a diversified stock portfolio, Berkshire Hathaway invests in a small number of trusted investments that are overweighted in order to leverage the expected returns. The firm owns stock in a diverse group of over 50 public and private companies in wide range of industries including, but not limited to, manufacturing, retail, energy and finance. Investments are typically financed using the float from Berkshire Hathaway, Inc.'s insurance operations. Securities are sold when the firm no longer feels comfortable with the fundamentals of a company.

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MFS Investment Management utilizes various investment techniques to implement its investment strategies, including, but not limited to, long and short-term purchases, short sales, margin transactions, options, and exchange-traded and over-the-counter derivatives or other methods to seek to achieve performance. They employ a variety of methods to evaluate securities, including fundamental and quantitative analysis. MFS Investment Management offers fundamental, active and research-driven equity strategies that strive for less volatility relative to benchmarks and greater value through changing markets. Fixed income strategy offers total return focused and credit oriented approach. Multi-Asset strategy is goal-oriented, diversified and disciplined investment approach that combines broad diversification across multiple asset classes, active asset allocation, and bottom-up security selection. MFS' retirement solutions are designed with a goal of maximizing growth and supporting income over a lifetime by focusing on long-term returns. MFS Blended Research is an approach to active equity management that combines the firm's fundamental research expertise with highly systematic quantitative research.

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Dodge & Cox manages diversified equity, fixed-income and balanced separate accounts and mutual funds for individuals and institutions. Individual security selection is based on the relationship of fundamentals to valuation. The firm maintains a long-term investment horizon and an employs an investment approach that emphasizes the evaluation of risk relative to opportunity. The firm adheres to a strict price discipline.Dodge & Cox's Stock Fund seeks long-term growth of principal and income. The fund's secondary objective is the generation of reasonable current income. The fund invests primarily in a diversified portfolio of the common stocks of companies that appear to be temporarily undervalued by the stock market but have a favorable outlook for long-term growth.Dodge & Cox's Global Stock Fund seeks long-term growth of principal and income through investments primarily in a diversified portfolio of equity securities issued by companies from at least 3 different countries, including emerging markets. The fund invests mainly in medium-to-large sized, well-established companies. The fund is not required to allocate investments to particular companies in set percentages. Typically, 40% of the fund's total assets are invested in the securities of non-US companies.The firm's International Stock Fund seeks long-term growth of principal and income through investments primarily in a diversified portfolio of equity securities issued by non-US companies from at least 3 different foreign countries, including emerging markets. The fund focuses on countries whose economic and political systems appear more stable and are believed to provide some protection to foreign shareholders. The fund invests mainly in medium-to-large sized, well-established companies that appear to be temporarily undervalued by the stock market but have a favorable outlook for long-term growth.Dodge & Cox's Balanced Fund seeks regular income, conservation of principal and an opportunity for long-term growth of principal and income through investments in a diversified portfolio of common stocks, preferred stocks and fixed-income securities. The fund invests in companies that appear to be temporarily undervalued by the stock market but have a favorable outlook for long-term growth. The fund typically holds no more than 75% of its total assets in stocks. The fund's invests in investment-grade fixed-income securities including US government obligations, MBS, ABS, corporate bonds, collateralized mortgage obligations and others. To a lesser extent, the fund may also invest in below investment-grade fixed income securities.The firm's Income Fund seeks a high and stable rate of current income, consistent with long-term preservation of capital with the secondary objective of capital appreciation. The fund invests primarily in a diversified portfolio of high-quality bonds and other fixed-income securities including US government obligations, MBS, ABS, corporate bonds and collateralized mortgage obligations.

Recent Transactions
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PepsiCo, Inc. purchases Sodastream International Ltd.

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Hellman & Friedman LLC purchases Trade Me Group Ltd.

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Saavn LLC, Saavn Media Pvt. Ltd. purchase Reliance Industries Ltd. /Jio Music from Reliance Industries Limited

Transaction Clients
Investment Advisor

Advised on Qingdao Haier Co., Ltd. purchases General Electric Appliances, Inc. from General Electric Company

Investment Advisor

Advised on CVC Advisers Ltd., Douglas Holding AG /Private Group purchase Douglas Holding GmbH from Advent International Corp.

Investment Advisor

Advised on CK Asset Holdings Ltd., Lamarillo S.à r.l. purchase Ista International GmbH from CVC Advisers Ltd.

Transaction Advisors
Investment Advisor

Advised onThe Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. purchases Goldman Sachs Execution & Clearing LP

Legal Advisor

Advised onEnel SpA purchases Endesa SA from Grupo Entrecanales SA, Acciona SA

Accountant

Advised onThe Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. purchases Goldman Sachs Execution & Clearing LP

Legal Advisor

Advised onDeutsche Telekom AG, T-Mobile US, Inc. purchase Sprint Corp. from SoftBank Group Corp.

Legal Advisor

Advised onBaker Hughes, a GE Co. LLC purchases BJ Services Company LLC

Coordinator, Broker-Dealer Regulation Practice

Advised on purchases The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at The Travelers Cos., Inc.

Advisor

Co-Founder at Chiron Investment Management LLC

Advisor

Senior MD & Global Co-Head-Corporate Finance at FTI Consulting, Inc.

Clients

Essent Group Ltd. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of banking services. It offers mortgage insurance, reinsurance, and risk management products. The company was founded by Mark A. Casale on July 1, 2008 and is headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda.

Marcus & Millichap, Inc. operates as a brokerage company specializing in commercial real estate investment sales, financing, research, and advisory services. The company provides investment brokerage and financing services to investors of all sizes and types of commercial real estate properties. It serves clients with one property, multiple properties, and investment portfolios. Marcus & Millichap was founded by George M. Marcus and William A. Millichap in 1971 and is headquartered in Calabasas, CA.

Delek US Holdings, Inc. is a diversified downstream energy company, which focuses on petroleum refining, the transportation, storage and wholesale distribution of crude oil, intermediate and refined products and convenience store retailing. It operates through following segments: Refining, Logistics and Retail. The Refining segment processes crude oil and other purchased feedstocks for the manufacture of transportation motor fuels, including various grades of gasoline, diesel fuel, aviation fuel, asphalt and other petroleum-based products that are distributed through owned and third-party product terminals. The Logistics segment gathers, transports and stores crude oil and markets, distributes transports and stores refined products in select regions of the southeastern United States and west Texas. The Retail segment markets gasoline, diesel and other refined petroleum products, and convenience merchandise through a network of company-operated retail fuel and convenience stores. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Brentwood, TN.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2017
Market Capitalization
$68.5B
Total Enterprise Value
$495B
Earnings Per Share
$9.01
Revenue
$42.4B
Net Profit
$4.29B
Enterprise Value Sales
11.66x
TEVNet Income
115.43x
Debt TEV
0.79x
Total Debt
$389B
Total Equity
$82.8B
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
3.85%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
0.14%
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
Investments
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Jiangsu Kangzhong Shiye Investment Co. Ltd. is a company headquartered in Nanjing, China. The firm provides online car after sell service and other related services. It was founded in 2013 by Bao Guo Shang.

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Beijing Zhuoyi Xunchang Technology Co. Ltd. develops mobile applications. It is designed for Android users who are tired of searching for their phone's content scattered across various mobile apps and the web. The firm's PC version allowed users to search for any Android apps they want and download the app to the PC instantly. The company was founded in December 2009 by Junyu Wang and is headquartered in Beijing, the Republic of China.

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Ind-Barath Power Infra Ltd. is a holding company, which operates as a power infrastructure development company with focus on power generation. The firm specializes in the establishment of thermal, gas, and renewable power plants. The company was founded on February, 17, 1995 and is headquartered in Chennai, India.

Investors
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Fund Advisor at City Financial Investment Co., Ltd.

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Former Partner at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

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Former Partner at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Suppliers
R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co. Computer Software | Chicago, IL

RR Donnelley (Nasdaq:RRD) is a global provider of integrated communications. The company works collaboratively with more than 60,000 customers worldwide to develop custom communications solutions that reduce costs, drive top line growth, enhance ROI and ensure compliance. Drawing on a range of proprietary and commercially available digital and conventional technologies deployed across four continents, the company employs a suite of leading Internet based capabilities and other resources to provide premedia, printing, logistics and business process outsourcing services to clients in virtually every private and public sector.

GFI Group, Inc. Accounting & Financial Services | New York, New York

GFI Group, Inc. provides wholesale market brokerage services. It serves investment and commercial banks, corporations, insurance companies and hedge funds, technology to facilitate price discovery and liquidity aggregation in both liquid and illiquid markets and makes its data available through FTP file downloads, FENICS analytics and third-party data vendors. The company was founded by Michael Gooch in 1987 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. Retail & Commercial Banking | Tokyo, TY

Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG) was established through a share transfer from Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation in December 2002. The companies of SMFG offer a diverse range of financial services, centered on banking operations, and including credit card services, leasing, information services, and securities

Competitors
Bank of America Corp. Retail & Commercial Banking - Charlotte, NC

Bank of America Corp. is a bank and financial holding company, which engages in the provision of banking and nonbank financial services. It operates through the following segments: Consumer Banking, Global Wealth and Investment Management, Global Banking, Global Markets, and All Other. The Consumer Banking segment offers credit, banking, and investment products and services to consumers and small businesses. The Global Wealth and Investment Management provides client experience through a network of financial advisors focused on to meet their needs through a full set of investment management, brokerage, banking, and retirement products. The Global Banking segment deals with lending-related products and services, integrated working capital management and treasury solutions to clients, and underwriting and advisory services. The Global Markets segment includes sales and trading services, as well as research, to institutional clients across fixed-income, credit, currency, commodity, and equity businesses. The All Other segment consists of asset and liability management activities, equity investments, non-core mortgage loans and servicing activities, the net impact of periodic revisions to the mortgage servicing rights (MSR) valuation model for both core and non-core MSRs, other liquidating businesses, residual expense allocations and other. The company was founded by Amadeo Peter Giannini in 1904 is headquartered in Charlotte, NC.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Retail & Commercial Banking

JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an American multinational banking and financial services holding company. It is the largest bank in the United States by assets, and as of 2012, it ranks as the second largest bank in the world by assets with total assets of $2.509 trillion. It is a major provider of financial services, and according to Forbes magazine is the world's second largest public company based on a composite ranking. The hedge fund unit of JPMorgan Chase is one of the largest hedge funds in the United States. It was formed in 2000, when Chase Manhattan Corporation merged with J.P. Morgan & Co

Morgan Stanley Investment Banking & Brokerage - New York, NY

Morgan Stanley provides investment banking products and services to its clients and customers including corporations, governments, financial institutions, and individuals. It operates through the following business segments: Institutional Securities, Wealth Management, and Investment Management. The Institutional Services segment provides financial advisory, capital-raising services, and related financing services on behalf of institutional investors. The Wealth Management segment offers brokerage and investment advisory services covering various types of investments, including equities, options, futures, foreign currencies, precious metals, fixed-income securities, mutual funds, structured products, alternative investments, unit investment trusts, managed futures, separately managed accounts, and mutual fund asset allocation programs. The Investment Management segment provides equity, fixed income, alternative investments, real estate, and merchant banking strategies. The company was founded by Harold Stanley and Henry S. Morgan on September 16, 1935 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Awards & Honors
Rank #62
2017
Fortune Magazine - The 100 Best Companies to Work For
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #74
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #74
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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