Our Expertise

Since 1954, Goldman Sachs has been one of the most active participants in the municipal bond market.

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Over the past ten years, we have served as lead underwriter on more than 1,750 bond transactions totaling more than $237 billion in principal amount, and acted as a co-manager on more than 2,200 additional bond transactions totaling more than $636 billion in principal amount, for municipal and nonprofit issuers nationwide.* In fact, from 1983 to 2010, Goldman Sachs ranked among the top three underwriters in negotiated annual dollar volume of senior managed financings in 19 out of 28 of those years.*

Our professionals have extensive experience helping to manage and solve complex finance problems and creating innovative bond issues. We offer several specialized practices, including:

Quantitative Expertise

We are a leader in the technically complex aspects of municipal transactions, including securitizations, refinancings, new products and hedging products.

Credit Analysis

Our firm has professionals dedicated to working with the investment banking team to help municipal issuers develop credit strategy and analyses.
 

*Source: SDC Thomson Financial (Negotiated transactions as of 30-Jun-2011)

 

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