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Driven by our purpose to advance sustainable economic growth and financial opportunity, we continuously innovate to meet our clients’ needs, providing customized advice and developing products and platforms to scale opportunities.

Q&A with Pierre De Belen on our Open Source Platform, Legend

Pierre De Belen is the head architect of Goldman Sachs’ open-source data management platform, Legend, which was recognized by the 2020 American Financial Technology Awards as Best Collaboration Initiative. We spoke with Pierre to learn more about Legend and why it’s considered a game-changer for the industry. Read More

Q&A with Two Rising Stars in Equity Research

Emily Chieng and Mike Ng, vice presidents in our Global Investment Research Division, were recently named to Business Insider’s Rising Stars of Equity Research list. We caught up with them to discuss their careers with Goldman Sachs as equity research analysts and how the firm’s Asian Professionals Network has enriched their experiences. Read More

Recent Awards

Business Insider’s 12 Top Bankers Brokering Deals in Fintech (June 2021)
Kelly Galanis, head of the Americas Financial Technology sector in the Investment Banking Division

InvestmentNews 40 Under 40 (June 2021)

Katie Hyde, region head of Private Wealth Management in San Francisco
TJ Lim, vice president in Private Wealth Management  

GlobalCapital’s 2021 European Securitization Awards (June 2021)
Ranked as follows:

#2 for CRE and CMBS Bank
#3 for Secondary ABS/RMBS Trading House of the Year
#3 for CLO Arranger of the Year
#5 for Secondary CLO Trading House of the Year

Crain’s New York Business Notable in Marketing and PR (May 2021)
Fiona Carter, chief marketing officer

Barron’s Top 10 Most Influential Women In Wealth Management (May 2021)
Stephanie Cohen, global co-head of Consumer and Wealth Management

Black Enterprise Magazine 40 Under 40 (May 2021)
Margaret Anadu, global head of sustainability and impact for Asset Management

Institutional Asset Manager Awards (May 2021)
Best Securities Lending Agent

The Digital Banker’s Digital Customer Experience (CX) Awards 2021 (May 2021)

Outstanding Digital CX - Cash Management Platform
Best Digital CX - Account Opening and Customer Onboarding

The 2021 Spear’s Wealth Management Index UK (May 2021)
Five Goldman Sachs people named to two separate lists:

The Best Wealth Managers For Ultra High-Net-Worth Clients UK
Natasha Pope, private wealth advisor in Private Wealth Management
Alexandra Vincenzi, private wealth advisor in Private Wealth Management
James Weaver, private wealth advisor in Private Wealth Management
Giles Pascoe, private wealth advisor in Private Wealth Management

The Best Family Office Advisers UK
Darren Allaway, head of Goldman Sachs Apex for EMEA

Commercial Observer’s Power Finance: The 50 Most Important Figures of Commercial Real Estate Finance (May 2021)

Margaret Anadu, global head of sustainability and impact for Asset Management
Ted Borter, co-head of the Real Estate Financing Group in the Americas
Miriam Wheeler, head of the Americas Real Estate Financing Group

Business Insider's Rising Stars of Equity Research (April 2021)

Emily Chieng, vice president of Global Investment Research
Michael Ng, vice president of Global Investment Research

Market Media’s 2021 Markets Choice Awards (April 2021)

Instinet Positive Change Award for Philanthropy
Best Sell-Side Trading Desk

The International Financial Law Review Awards (March and April 2021)

Best In-house Equity Team for Europe
Best In-house Equity Team for APAC

Crain’s Forty Under 40 (March 2021)
Akila Raman, chief operating officer of the Investment Banking Division

The TRADE’s Leaders in Trading Editors’ Choice Awards (March 2021)
Goldman Sachs SIGMA X MTF awarded Outstanding Trading Venue

Women Tech Council 2021 Shatter List (March 2021)
Listed for the firm’s impactful measures to help women break the glass ceiling in tech

Women in Banking & Finance Awards (March 2021)
Joanne Hannaford, head of EMEA Engineering and head of global Regulatory and Business Services, honored with the Award for Achievement

Crain’s New York Notable Women on Wall Street (March 2021)

Kim Posnett, head of Investment Banking Services
Monali Vora, head of the Customized Beta Strategies business within the Goldman Sachs Asset Management Quantitative Investment Strategies business

Celent Model Risk Manager Awards (March 2021)
Goldman Sachs Financial Crime Compliance Engineering won the Celent Model Risk Manager Award for Data, Analytics, and AI

Celent Model Bank Awards (March 2021)
Goldman Sachs Transaction Banking (TxB) won the Celent Model Bank Award for Corporate Banking in the Cloud

Private Equity International Awards (March 2021)
Secondaries Deal of the Year, Americas

Real Estate Capital Awards (March 2021)

Lender of the Year, Central and Eastern Europe
Syndication Team of the Year, Europe

Women United’s Power of Women to Make a Difference Awards (March 2021)
Lisa Opoku, global chief operating officer for the Engineering Division and the firm’s global strategists, honored by The United Way of New York City

Barron’s 100 Most Influential Women US Finance (March 2021)

Abby Joseph Cohen, advisory director and senior investment strategist, Goldman Sachs Research
Stephanie Cohen, co-head of Consumer and Wealth Management
Beth Hammack, treasurer, Goldman Sachs
Kim Posnett, head of Investment Banking Services

College Consensus Best MBA Podcasts (February 2021)
Exchanges at Goldman Sachs ranked #41 in podcasts that offer reliable and entertaining business-related content applicable to MBA students

Latin Finance Deals of the Year Awards (February 2021)

Private Equity M&A of the Year
Cross-Border M&A Deal of the Year
Sovereign Issuer
Sovereign Bond
Corporate High-Grade Bond
Initial Public Offering

International Finance Review Awards (February 2021)

Equity House
US Bond House
North America High-Yield Bond House
Europe High-Yield Bond House
North America Equity House
EMEA Equity House
Americas Structured Equity House
Asia Pacific Structured Equity House

Yahoo Finance the NEXT: 21 to Watch in 2021 (February 2021)
Jane Dunlevie, co-head of Global Internet Investment Banking within the Technology, Media and Telecom Group

Crain’s New York Business’ Notable Black Leaders and Executives (February 2021)

Margaret Anadu, head of the Urban Investment Group 
Asahi Pompey, global head of Corporate Engagement and president of the Goldman Sachs Foundation

American Financial Technology Awards 2020 (January 2021)
Won Best Collaboration Initiative for partnership with Fintech Open Source Foundation (FINOS) on Legend, our open-source data platform

GoBankingRates Best-of Awards (January 2021)
Marcus by Goldman Sachs® won Best CD Accounts and listed in Best Online Banks, Top 100 Banks and Best Savings Accounts 

NerdWallet Best-of Awards (January 2021)
Marcus by Goldman Sachs® won for Best Personal Loan From a Bank

Savings Champion Awards (December 2020)
Marcus by Goldman Sachs® awarded Best Easy Access Account Provider in the UK 

Forbes Wealth Management Awards (December 2020)
Named Disruptive Innovator for our expanded Personal Financial Management offerings

Asian Private Banker Asset Management Awards for Excellence 2021 (December 2020)

Best Fund Provider - Emerging Market Equity
Best Fund Provider - Multi-asset Solution

Treasury Management International Awards for Innovation & Excellence (December 2020)
Goldman Sachs Transaction Banking (TxB) honored with the New Technology Innovation Solution Award

Investment Week Women in Investment Awards (December 2020)
Sheila Patel, chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, named Investment Woman of the Year

Council of Urban Professionals Technology Catalyst Awards (December 2020)
Leo Brito, global head of Services Engineering

TMT M&A Awards (December 2020)

TMT M&A Adviser – EMEA (Deal Value)
TMT M&A Adviser – Asia Pacific (Deal Quantity)
Comms Infra & Services M&A Adviser – Americas (Deal Value)
Telecom Deal of the Year – Global
Digital Infrastructure Deal of the Year – Americas
Technology M&A Deal of the Year – Europe
Digital Infrastructure Deal of the Year – Asia

Finance Community Awards (December 2020)
Investment Banking team in Italy named M&A Team of the Year for the Italian market

Crain’s New York Business Notable Women in Financial Advice (December 2020)

Stephanie Cohen, chief strategy officer (at time of award)
Nicole Pullen Ross, region head of the New York Private Wealth Management (PWM) business and head of the PWM Sports and Entertainment Solutions offering

Northeast Business Group on Health Tribute to Leadership (December 2020)
Dr. Michael Rendel, the firm’s global medical director, honored for Outstanding Leadership in Workplace Health

Women’s White Collar Defense Association Awards (December 2020)
Karen Seymour, the firm’s general counsel, honored with the Laurie A. Miller Memorial Leadership Award for the Advancement of Women in White Collar Defense

Forbes 30 Under 30 Finance List (December 2020)
Stephan Lambert, vice president, Firmwide Strategy Group

FinanceAsia Achievement Awards 2020 (November 2020)

M&A House of the Year
M&A Deal of the Year
Best of China/Hong Kong Deals of the Year
Best of North Asia Deal of the Year
Best of South Asia Deal of the Year
Best Capital Raise During Covid-19

FinanceAsia Achievement Awards ANZ 2020 (November 2020)

Best M&A House
Best IPO
Best Secondary Offering

Tearsheet Embedded Awards (November 2020)
Goldman Sachs Transaction Banking (TxB) awarded Best Banking as-a-Service Platform

Professional Pensions Awards (November 2020)
Katie Koch, co-head of the Fundamental Equity business within Goldman Sachs Asset Management, named Investment Manager of the Year

Provoke Innovator 25 – Americas List (November 2020)
Maeve Duvally, managing director in Corporate Communications

WeAreTechWomen TechWomen100 Awards (November 2020)
Nerissa Arviana Prawiro, associate, Engineering

Business Insider Wall Street Rising Stars (October 2020)
Frederick Baba, managing director in the Systematic Market Making and Interest Rate Product Groups within the Global Markets Division

Financial News The 100 Most Influential Women in European Finance (October 2020)

Sheila Patel, chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management
Elizabeth Martin, global co-head of Futures and GS Electronic Trading and head of EMEA Equities Execution Services and Systematic Market Making
Anna Skoglund, head of Financial and Strategic Investors Group in EMEA

Los Angeles Business Journal Leaders of Influence: Investment Bankers (October 2020)

Janki Gandhi, managing director in the Cross Markets Group focused on Consumer Retail, Investment Banking Division 
Neha Krishnamohan, vice president in the Investment Banking Division Industry Association Awards (October 2020)
AYCO honored in the Asset Managers-Corporate Social Responsibility/Diversity category

Business Insider 100 People Transforming Business (September 2020)
Carey Halio, chief executive officer, Goldman Sachs Bank USA Risk Awards (September 2020)
Structured Products House of the Year and Interest Rate Derivatives House of the Year

UK National Contact Centre Awards (September 2020)
Edward Deal, associate, Consumer and Investment Management Division, honored as Training Manager/Coach of the Year (Bronze)

FN 25 Rising Stars of Asset Management in Europe (September 2020)
Luke Barrs, head of Fundamental Equity Client Portfolio Management in EMEA, Consumer and Investment Management Division

Money Magazine Best High-Yield Savings Accounts List (August 2020)
Marcus by Goldman Sachs® listed as Safest Bet

Euromoney Awards for Excellence (July and September 2020)

World’s Best Investment Bank
Latin America’s Best Bank for Financing
Argentina’s Best Investment Bank
Brazil’s Best Investment Bank 
The US’s Best Investment Bank
China’s Best Investment Bank
Excellence in Leadership in North America

Forbes World’s Most Valuable Brands (July 2020)
Ranked #85

AI Magazine 40 Under 40 Innovators (July 2020)
Vishal Srivastava, vice president, Consumer and Investment Management Division

AsiaHedge Prime Brokerage Survey (June 2020)
Ranked #2 prime broker (by mandates and assets) to Asia-focused hedge funds

Refinitiv Lipper Awards 2020 (May 2020)
Goldman Sachs Asset Management earned the Group Award in the Large Overall category

Forbes Global 2000: The World’s Largest Public Companies (May 2020)
Ranked #47

Global Data (May 2020)
Top M&A Financial Adviser in the US for Q1 2020

FinanceAsia Country Awards (May 2020)
Best International Investment Bank in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan

Money Management Executive Top Women in Asset Management (April 2020)
Monali Vora, head of the Customized Beta Strategies business within the Goldman Sachs Asset Management Quantitative Investment Strategies business

Capital Eye Best Deals of 2019 (April 2020)

Best Regional Bond Deal
Best Foreign Currency Bond Deal
Best Secondary Public Equity Issue/Uridashi Deal
Best Convertible Bond Deal

J-Money Deals of the Year for 2019 (April 2020)

Best M&A (Out-In) Deal
Best Equity Offering; Best Equity-Linked Deal
Best International Bond Deal
Best Structured Product Deal

Refinitiv DealWatch Awards (April 2020)

Bond Issuer of the Year
Offshore Bond House of the Year
Offshore Bond of the Year
Equity Deal of the Year
Equity Linked Product of the Year

Buyouts Annual List of 10 Women Making Waves in Private Equity (March 2020)
Jo Natauri, global head of Healthcare Investing, Merchant Banking Division

GlobalCapital Equity Capital Markets Awards (March 2020)
Block Trade Bank of the Year

Crain’s New York Rising Stars in Banking & Finance (March 2020)

Darren Dixon, managing director, head of EMEA and LatAm Structured Finance Investing and Lending, Global Markets Division
Moran Forman, managing director, Equity Derivatives, Global Markets Division
Rebecca Kruger, managing director, Natural Resources Group, Investment Banking Division
Jerry Lee, managing director, Global Healthcare Group, Investment Banking Division
Cosmo Roe, managing director, Consumer Retail Group, Investment Banking Division
Jemma Wolfe, vice president, head of Launch With GS, Firmwide Strategy