About the Company
Headquartered in 200 West Street, New York, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is a company that operates as an investment bank and offers financial services. As of 2020, it has a workforce of 38,300 employees engaged in its operations spread across 16 countries around the world. It has its operations in countries like Korea, Australia, Spain, Japan, India, Switzerland, Poland, etc. Its clientele consists of a vast range of diversified and significant entities including financial institutions, corporations, individuals and governments.
It offers services regarding prime brokerage, asset management, securities underwriting, investment management, and securities. As of 2020, it is one of the world's largest investment banking enterprises in terms of revenue. The company is also a prominent market maker and is one of the United States Treasury security's primary dealers. It has four subsidiaries operating under it, namely Ayco, Goldman Sachs Capital Partner, Marcus by Goldman Sachs and Goldman Sachs Personal Financial Management.
In 1896, it entered the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol GS, and by 2020 became one of the components in the DJIA index. It entered the S&P 500 index on 22nd July 2002, and at present, is also a component in the S&P 100 index.
It was founded by Marcus Goldman in 1869 and in 1981 made its first significant acquisition when it took J. Aron & Company under its umbrella. Following this, it has acquired numerous companies and businesses from around the world. Some of its most significant acquisitions include Hull Trading Company; Spear, Leeds, & Kellogg; The Ayco Company LP; Alliance Atlantis; Boyd Corporation; United Capital Financial Advisers, LLC; etc.
It has been recognized by numerous prestigious lists over the years and received several accolades. It entered the Fortune 500 list in 2000, and as of 2020, is included in four of its lists such as Global 500 and 100 Best Companies To Work For. Forbes has also included Goldman in two of its lists in 2020, namely World's Most Valuable Brands and Global 2000.;
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