Goldman Sachs To Host Call For Media

New York, March 19, 2009 - The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE: GS) today announces that David Viniar, Chief Financial Officer, will host a call on Friday, March 20th at 11am to answer questions from journalists and clarify certain misperceptions in the press regarding Goldman Sachs' trading relationship with AIG.

Members of the public who would like to listen to the conference call should dial 1-866-395-4795 (U.S. domestic) and 1-706-634-9312 (international), Conference ID 91508555. The number should be dialed at least 20 minutes prior to the start of the conference call.

For those unable to listen to the live call, a replay will be available by dialing 1-800-642-1687 (U.S. domestic) or 1-706-645-9291 (international), Conference ID 91508555, beginning approximately two hours after the event. There is no charge to access this call.

Click here to access the Webcast.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities and investment management 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 London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centers around the world.