The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. operates as an investment banking, securities and investment management company worldwide. It operates in four segments: Investment Banking, Global Markets, Asset Management and Consumer Goods and Assets Management.
- Investment Banking segment of the Company provides financial advisory services, including strategic advising on mergers and acquisitions, sale, corporate protection, restructuring and spin-offs; middle market lending, relationship lending, acquisition financing and transactional banking services. This segment also offers underwriting services such as underwriting of common and preferred shares, convertible and exchangeable securities, and debt underwriting for various types of debt instruments, inter alia, investment grade and high yield debts, bank and bridge loans, developing and growing markets debts.
- The Global Markets segment engages in activities to perform client liabilities in cash and derivatives, credit products, mortgages, currency, raw commodities and shares, shares and shares financing intermediary services, and offers clearing, settlement and depository services.
- The company's Assets Management segment manages assets of the various asset classes, including shares, fixed income shares, hedge funds, credit funds, private shares, real estate, currencies and raw commodities; provides customized investment advisory solutions and financing services, and invests in corporate assets, real estate and infrastructure.
- Consumer & Wealth Management segment offers advisory and banking services, including financial planning, investment management and lending; private banking and lending services; unsecured loans; savings and term deposits.
The company serves corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals.
Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. was founded in 1869 and is headquartered in New York, New York.