Goldman Sachs Announces Redemption of 6.125% Notes Due November 1, 2060

NEW YORK, NY, October 16, 2015, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE: GS) today announced that it will redeem all of the issued and outstanding 6.125% Notes Due November 1, 2060 (the “Notes”) on November 1, 2015 (the “Redemption Date”). The Notes have an aggregate principal amount of $1,325,000,000 and trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “GSF”.

The Notes will be redeemed for a redemption price equal to 100% of the principal amount of the Notes (the “Redemption Price”), plus accrued and unpaid interest to but excluding the Redemption Date (together, the “Redemption Payment”). Because the Redemption Date is not a Business Day under the terms of the Notes, the Redemption Payment will become due and payable on November 2, 2015. From and after the Redemption Date, all interest will cease to accrue on the Notes.

Investors in the Notes should contact the bank or broker through which they hold a beneficial interest in the Notes for information about obtaining the Redemption Payment for the Notes in which they have a beneficial interest.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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