Goldman Sachs to Donate ¥500 Million to Japan Earthquake Efforts

New York, March 13, 2011 -- The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE: GS) today announced a financial contribution of ¥500 million (US$ 6.1 million) to assist the emergency relief efforts in the wake of the devastating earthquake which struck northeastern Japan on March 11.

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 London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centers around the world.