The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading multinational investment bank and financial services company. Established in 1869, the firm operates through four main segments: investment banking, investment management, investing & lending, and institutional client services. In terms of total revenue, Goldman Sachs ranks 62nd on the Fortune 500 list of the largest U.S. corporations.
From late 20th century, the company started acquiring trading and specialist firms including J. Aron & Company, Spear, Leeds, & Kellogg, etc. In year 2000, Goldman Sachs, along with Lehman Brothers, became the lead manager for the first internet bond offering to World Bank.
Since 1998, the company has featured in Fortune Magazine's ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’. Goldman Sachs has offices in more than 30 countries. In India, the company opened its office at Bengaluru in 2004. Goldman Sachs’ Bengaluru office employs the second largest number of engineers after its main office at New York.
- Manhattan, New York City, U.S.
- David M. Solomon - CEO and Chairman
- The logo of Goldman Sachs is a blue square containing the company’s name in white. Over time, there have been only slight modifications in the logo design. While the blue color stands for company’s reliability and evolution, the white color signifies the fairness and honesty embodied in its functioning.
- US $36.616 billion (FY 2018)
Number of Employees:
- In 2019, Goldman Sachs topped The Banker’s list of ‘Top 20 Global Banks’ (by trading income).
- Ranked 45th in Forbes list of ‘World’s Largest Public Companies’ (2019).
- Listed in the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (2019).
- Listed in The Times ‘Top 50 Employers for Women in UK’ (2019).
- Recognised as the ‘Best Employers of Asian-Americans’ by Asia Society (2019).
- Named in the Climate Change “A List” of Carbon Disclosure Project (2018).