Goldman Sachs Terminates General Guarantee Agreement Guaranteeing the Obligations of Goldman Sachs Ireland Finance Limited, Formerly Known as Goldman Sachs Bank (Europe) PLC

New York, July 2, 2013 – The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE: GS) announced today that it has terminated its general guarantee, dated November 24, 2008, of its subsidiary, Goldman Sachs Ireland Finance Limited, formerly known as Goldman Sachs Bank (Europe) PLC.  The termination is effective as of  July 10, 2013.

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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